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Tammy Baldwin

Tammy Baldwin is a Representative in the US House of Representatives and a candidate for US Senate in Wisconsin.

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Op Ed: Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds
Op Ed

Tax Cuts Pass Under Dark Clouds

Secrecy and lies used to pass it. How much will Trump, Ron Johnson personally benefit?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges FCC Chairman Pai to Delay Vote Rolling Back Net Neutrality Rules

Letter Follows Reports that Bots may have Filed Hundreds of Thousands of Comments to FCC During Net Neutrality Policymaking Process

AFP-Wisconsin “Extremely Disappointed” in Baldwin’s Vote Against Tax Reform
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AFP-Wisconsin “Extremely Disappointed” in Baldwin’s Vote Against Tax Reform

Badger State activist group slams Senator Baldwin’s vote against tax relief for Wisconsin families and small businesses

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republican Tax Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Republican Tax Legislation

"I think we need to make our tax system simpler and fairer for hard working Wisconsin families, small businesses and manufacturers, but this partisan legislation fails to do that."

Back in the News: Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?
Back in the News

Will Roy Moore Embarrass Kevin Nicholson?

The Republican Senate candidate depends on Moore contributor Richard Uihlein.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Proposes Amendments to Republican Tax Bill

Provide Tax Relief for Working Families, Start-Ups, Small Businesses and Manufacturers

Op Ed: Tax Reform Should Put Families First
Op Ed

Tax Reform Should Put Families First

Republican bill cuts taxes for wealthy, corporations, hikes them for many families.

Biking: Bike Commuter Tax Break Threatened
Biking

Bike Commuter Tax Break Threatened

Senate version of tax plan ends $20 per month benefit for those biking to work.

American Manufacturers Applaud U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for Getting the Job Done to Improve Buy American Standards in National Defense Legislation
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American Manufacturers Applaud U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin for Getting the Job Done to Improve Buy American Standards in National Defense Legislation

The legislation also includes measures Senator Baldwin fought for to support Made in Wisconsin manufacturing and shipbuilding.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Net Neutrality
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Net Neutrality

"Net neutrality is a principle that is at the heart of an accessible and free internet..."

Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding
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Senate Interior Bill Maintains Great Lakes Funding

Bill also cuts agency funding, rolls back Clean Water Act protections

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Seeks Answers from PNC Bank on Closing of Appleton Coated, Lost Jobs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Seeks Answers from PNC Bank on Closing of Appleton Coated, Lost Jobs

Senator Baldwin: “I want to know why the bank appears to have chosen a short-term profit at the expense of Appleton Coated, its workers and their families.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Funding for Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

Senate Appropriations Committee includes $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Murphy’s Law: Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby
Murphy’s Law

Walker, Vukmir Court the Israel Lobby

A great way to get donations from billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.

As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to Trump Administration Calling for Strong Protections for Workers
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As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to Trump Administration Calling for Strong Protections for Workers

"Entrenched corporate special interests are fiercely lobbying against reforms that benefit American working families."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Raising Concerns Over Proposed Rule That Could Harm Rural Americans Who Depend on Landline Service

"Households and businesses in our states, and across the country, cannot afford the disruption of having service altered without adequate advance notice..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Transportation Funding for Wisconsin Counties Affected by 2016 Flood
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Transportation Funding for Wisconsin Counties Affected by 2016 Flood

The announcement comes after Senator Baldwin called on the Department of Transportation to make emergency funding available for Western and Northern Wisconsin Communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform to Ensure Veterans Receive Care from Trusted Doctors Passes the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform to Ensure Veterans Receive Care from Trusted Doctors Passes the Senate

The Veterans ACCESS Act prevents doctors once fired or suspended by the VA from treating our veterans again

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Equifax CEO: Provide Direct Notice to Each And Every American Consumer Impacted by Your Company’s Failures
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Equifax CEO: Provide Direct Notice to Each And Every American Consumer Impacted by Your Company’s Failures

Senator Baldwin: “I will continue to closely watch how Equifax works to remediate the damage that has been done to the lives of our constituents.”

Special Report: Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard
Special Report

Opioid Crisis Hits City Hard

County’s huge increase isn’t just suburban whites, city and minority residents hurt, too.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Chairman Hatch: Let’s Keep President Trump’s Promise to Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole for Hedge Funds on Wall Street

President Trump: “It’s out. Done…carried interest was great for me, but carried interest was unfair and it’s gone.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues Urging Senate Finance Committee To Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)’s
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Colleagues Urging Senate Finance Committee To Reject Tax Changes To 401(k)’s

Senate Republicans may be considering making changes to the incentives Americans enjoy for retirement.

Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate
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Journal Sentinel reporter Gilbert goes ‘On the Issues’ to discuss Wisconsin’s political climate

Gilbert is currently engaged in a special reportage project concerning the political climate during the Trump presidency.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Washington County to Meet with Local Officials Working on the Frontlines of the Opioid Crisis

Senator Baldwin joined 14 of her Senate colleagues last week to introduce the Combating the Opioid Epidemic Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Support Additional Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

The President’s emergency declaration only makes about $57,000 available which fails to adequately address this epidemic.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney Lead Congressional Amicus Brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Sean Patrick Maloney Lead Congressional Amicus Brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

Outcome Could Determine Whether Public Accommodations Can Discriminate Against Marginalized Groups

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Hold Drug Companies Accountable for Overpricing

Despite Pledges to Lower Drug Prices, Trump Administration Has Four Times Delayed Implementation of Rule Punishing Drug Companies for Overpricing Prescription Drugs

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Scenic Trails Parity Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Scenic Trails Parity Act

This bipartisan legislation will provide Wisconsin scenic trails with improved management and access to additional funding

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Rosa DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Hold Workplace Harassers Accountable
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Representative Rosa DeLauro Introduce Legislation to Hold Workplace Harassers Accountable

The Fair Employment Protection Act restores protections for workers harassed on the job by supervisors and those with authority to direct people’s day-to-day work.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Cris
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Invest $45 Billion to Address Opioid Cris

Senators call on President Trump to support the legislation, join in strengthening local prevention, treatment and recovery efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter to OMB Director Calling for $300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Next Year’s Budget
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter to OMB Director Calling for $300 Million for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Next Year’s Budget

"Now is not the time to scale back our nation’s commitment to restore the Great Lakes environment and economy."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Tax Reform to Support Small Business Start-Up Growth
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Tax Reform to Support Small Business Start-Up Growth

For three years in a row, Wisconsin has ranked last in business start-up activity

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Stabilize Health Insurance Market and Help Lower Costs for Wisconsin Families
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Tax Cuts from Increasing the Deficit
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit Tax Cuts from Increasing the Deficit

"I just do not think it’s right to make the middle class pay for tax breaks for the top 1%..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Advocates for Wisconsin Dairy and Buy America Priorities in NAFTA Renegotiation
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Sabotage of Wisconsin’s Health Care Market by Ending Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

"The Trump Administration’s sabotage of the health care market has contributed to a 36 percent premium spike in Wisconsin."

Murphy’s Law: Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?
Murphy’s Law

Can Democrats Beat Ryan, Grothman?

Odds are slim. But the added turnout for those races could help reelect Tammy Baldwin.

Vukmir And Nicholson Support Trump Limits to Women’s Healthcare Access
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce The Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce The Stronger Way Act in Milwaukee

Tax reform to reward work and jobs to raise incomes

In just three weeks, Leah Vukmir raises nearly $250K
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In just three weeks, Leah Vukmir raises nearly $250K

Leah demonstrates fundraising strength to take on Tammy Baldwin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Critical Funding for Community Health Centersaty Room of the State Department
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Reauthorize Critical Funding for Community Health Centersaty Room of the State Department

Community health centers are a critical component of the nation’s primary care network.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Colleagues to President Trump: We Must Do More for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands

Senators call for swift additional actions following devastating storms

Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety
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Senators: Administration Too Lax on Worker Safety

Senators slam Labor Department for pulling workplace fatality info from its website, call on Secretary to nominate qualified OSHA administrator

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Give Control of Credit Information Back to Consumers, Protect Personal Data Following Equifax Hack
Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate
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Leah Vukmir Unveils Finance Committee for U.S. Senate

Long-time Wisconsin GOP Donors Back Leah for Senate

Op Ed: Why I Support Medicare For All
Op Ed

Why I Support Medicare For All

Every American needs and deserves health coverage.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Reform to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care and Preschool
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Reform to Increase Access to Affordable, High-Quality Child Care and Preschool

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin helped introduce legislation to expand access to affordable, high-quality child care and preschool for Wisconsin families.

Leah Vukmir Announces Steering Committee for U.S. Senate
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Leah Vukmir Announces Steering Committee for U.S. Senate

GOP Leaders across Wisconsin unite to support Leah

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for National Defense Authorization Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for National Defense Authorization Act

"Today, I will vote in favor of this defense authorization legislation because it makes important investments to strengthen our national security and support the health and well being of our service members and their families"

Trump Administration Slashes Navigator Funding for Wisconsin
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Trump Administration Slashes Navigator Funding for Wisconsin

Sabotage of health care market in rural Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Keep His Promise and Close Carried Interest Tax Loophole

Baldwin to Trump: “Tax reform cannot leave working families behind – it needs to help them get ahead”

Murphy’s Law: Leah Vukmir Welcomes Your Hate
Murphy’s Law

Leah Vukmir Welcomes Your Hate

Or how to run for U.S. Senate in the land of scorched-earth politics.

African American Business Group Plans Changes

African American Business Group Plans Changes

Black chamber of commerce moving to North Side, building loan fund for small businesses.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Support Wisconsin Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Support Wisconsin Workers

The Worker Owned Wealth Act would boost employee ownership, giving workers a seat at the table

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Tomah VA Medical Center Dental Practices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Tomah VA Medical Center Dental Practices

"Veterans being treated by a dentist at the Tomah VA were put at risk because standards were not followed."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Announcement to End DACA Program for Dreamers
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trump Administration’s Plan to Slash Health Insurance Outreach Funding

"I am deeply troubled by the Trump Administration’s plan to slash funding for health insurance outreach and enrollment efforts in 2018"

Another GOP candidate declines to challenge Tammy Baldwin
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Another GOP candidate declines to challenge Tammy Baldwin

"The weak field of GOP candidates willing to challenge Tammy Baldwin continues to dwindle with Rep. Dale Kooyenga declining to run."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Zablocki VA Medical Center Opioid Prescribing Practices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on VA Inspector General Report of Zablocki VA Medical Center Opioid Prescribing Practices

Following whistleblower reports, Senator Baldwin pushed for VA IG inspection of opioid prescribing practices at Milwaukee VA facility

Op Ed: Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship
Op Ed

Ron Johnson’s Hypocrisy on Federal Judgeship

Violates his pledge and adopts policy he once condemned to get conservative appointed judge.

After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts
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After Charlottesville Attack, Baldwin and Twenty-Three Senators Press DHS on Trump Administration’s De-emphasis of Domestic Terrorism Efforts

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and a group of 23 other Senators are pressing the Department of Homeland Security on questions arising from the Trump Administration’s apparent de-emphasis on protecting Americans from domestic terrorism.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Congressional Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul VA Appeals Process

Bipartisan VA reform now heads to President’s desk to be signed into law

Murphy’s Law: Richard Uihlein, GOP Kingmaker
Murphy’s Law

Richard Uihlein, GOP Kingmaker

Should one billionaire dictate the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Legislation to Boost Apprenticeships

At Mid-State Technical College, Senator Baldwin unveiled the PARTNERS Act to invest in public-private partnerships for apprenticeships

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Tax Reform Legislation for Manufacturers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Tax Reform Legislation for Manufacturers

At TYRI in Stevens Point, Senator Baldwin unveiled her 21st Century Manufacturing Act to promote investment in research and development

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Release of Army Corps’ Plan to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

Following Senator Baldwin’s request, the delayed Brandon Road Study has been made public

SenatorBaldwin Introduces Legislation to Give Wisconsinites the Choice to Buy into Medicare at 55
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SenatorBaldwin Introduces Legislation to Give Wisconsinites the Choice to Buy into Medicare at 55

"Wisconsinites have sent a clear message to Washington that they want us to work across party lines to make health care more affordable, not more costly."

Welcome the Newly Elected Officers of MULYP
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Welcome the Newly Elected Officers of MULYP

Immediate past-President, Sean Lowe, has been elected as the Central Region Vice President of National Urban League Young Professionals.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on HELP Committee Announcement to Hold Hearings on Stabilizing and Strengthening the Individual Health Insurance Market
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on HELP Committee Announcement to Hold Hearings on Stabilizing and Strengthening the Individual Health Insurance Market

"The people of Wisconsin have sent a clear message that they want us to work across party lines to make things better, not worse."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Community Banks
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Community Banks

Legislation would help Wisconsin banks lend millions to small businesses, first-time homebuyers

In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding
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In the Midst of Wisconsin’s Transportation Crisis, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Federal Infrastructure Funding

As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Baldwin helped reverse President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to Wisconsin infrastructure

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reverses Drastic Cuts to Community Development Block Grant for Wisconsin

CDBG funding has helped Wisconsinites communities create jobs, promote local economic growth, and support senior citizens

The Contrarian: Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty
The Contrarian

Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty

Foxconn deal would make him a 10 point favorite if Las Vegas offered odds.

In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare
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In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare

Planned Parenthood Grassroots Activists Refused to Let Bill Pass

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Health Care Amendment to Protect Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Health Care Amendment to Protect Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

"I’ve heard from Wisconsinites with pre-existing conditions who are scared that the protections they have today won’t be there tomorrow if Republicans pass repeal legislation."

Op Ed: Mortgage Data Holds Lenders Accountable
Op Ed

Mortgage Data Holds Lenders Accountable

But federal bills would overthrow Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Reverse Deep Budget Cuts to Rural Development

President Trump’s proposed budget cuts would have hurt small towns and rural communities in Wisconsin

Randy Bryce Blasts Speaker Ryan for Inaction on Homeless Veterans
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Randy Bryce Blasts Speaker Ryan for Inaction on Homeless Veterans

“Wisconsin's veterans need this funding restored immediately”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Trump to Push for Action on Buy America Legislation during “Made in America Week”

The Made in America Water Infrastructure Act requires that 100 percent American-made iron and steel is used in water infrastructure projects funded by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Major Investments to Support Wisconsin’s Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Major Investments to Support Wisconsin’s Veterans

On one-year anniversary of the passage of the Jason Simcakoski Memorial and Promise Act, bipartisan veterans appropriations legislation passes committee with full funding for Baldwin reform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DEA to Lower Opioid Quotas to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges DEA to Lower Opioid Quotas to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

After years of allowing skyrocketing opioid production, agency last year heeded senators’ call to lower quota

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Helps Introduce Legislation to Stabilize Health Care Marketplace

The Trump Administration is causing chaos in the health insurance marketplace by refusing to commit to payments provided by the ACA

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Aim to Protect Consumers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Bipartisan Group of Senators Aim to Protect Consumers

Senators request the administration “exempt rolled can sheet, as well as the primary aluminum and ingot milled into rolled can sheet, food and beverage cans, bottles, lids, and closures, from the investigation prompted by the Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of Commerce.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Committee Passage of Measure to Modernize VA Appeals Process

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee approves bipartisan legislation, now heads to full Senate for vote

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Opinions split on health care, Russia, other issues

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on CBO Score of Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on CBO Score of Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan

"We should be working together to make things better, not worse..."

Asian Carp Discovered Near Lake Michigan Days After Senator Baldwin Introduces Legislation Demanding Trump Administration Take the Next Step to Stop the Spread of This Invasive Species
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Senate Republican Health Care Repeal Plan

"The people of Wisconsin did not send me to Washington to take people’s health care away."

Another Top Tier Senate Contender Bows Out of Race
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Another Top Tier Senate Contender Bows Out of Race

AP broke the news that Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch has decided not to enter the GOP primary for U.S. Senate.

Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation
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Senators Call on President Trump to Keep His Buy American Pledge in NAFTA Renegotiation

"You have promised the American people a ‘Buy American’ trade policy and we would urge you to follow through on this commitment..."

Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education
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Wisconsin Needs Investments, Not Cuts, in Workforce Development and Career and Technical Education

The President’s budget cuts core job training programs by 40% in 2018 alone, cuts funding for career and technical education grants

Senator Baldwin to Vice President Pence: Why Do You Want Washington to Make Wisconsin Families Pay More for Less Care?
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Senator Baldwin to Vice President Pence: Why Do You Want Washington to Make Wisconsin Families Pay More for Less Care?

The Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House-passed American Health Care Act would cause premiums in the individual market to rise by an average of 20 percent next year

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Protect Rights of Disabled Airplane Passengers

Over 30,000 airplane passengers, including many disabled veterans, filed disability related complaints with airlines last year

Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform Backed by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate
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Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform Backed by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate

The bipartisan legislation would reform the VA by better protecting whistleblowers and providing the VA Secretary with stronger measures to discipline and hold bad employees accountable.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Robust Funding for Job-Training to Help Older Wisconsinites Return to the Workforce

Trump’s FY 2018 budget proposes to completely eliminate the critical Senior Community Service Employment Program

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Fights Budget Cuts to Rural Development in Wisconsin

USDA program invested over $556 million in rural Wisconsin communities in 2016

Global Conference Aims to Connect the Generations
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Global Conference Aims to Connect the Generations

11 countries represented among 250 attendees

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America’s Veterans Deserve Better

About 35,000 veterans in Wisconsin and nearly two million veterans across the country rely on Medicaid for their health coverage.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Help Businesses Move <em>Made In Wisconsin</em> Goods to Market
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Help Businesses Move Made In Wisconsin Goods to Market

The Rail Shipper Fairness Act is supported by a broad coalition of Wisconsin farmers, manufacturers and utilities

Op Ed: Action Needed on Student Debt Crisis
Op Ed

Action Needed on Student Debt Crisis

Our proposal provides help. Trump budget makes things worse.

Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform One Step Closer to Senate Passage
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Bipartisan VA Accountability Reform One Step Closer to Senate Passage

Committee on Veterans’ Affairs approves bipartisan legislation, now heads to full Senate for vote

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Exposed
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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Exposed

CNN Reports Sheriff Clarke Plagiarized Portions of his Master's Thesis On Homeland Security

Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic
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Senators Baldwin, Markey, Menendez, Shaheen Call for Increased Federal Funding to Combat Opioid Epidemic

"We request that the FY2018 appropriations bill reflect the magnitude of this public health crisis by increasing federal investment in addressing opioid and all substance use disorders across HHS agencies."

Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis
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Senator Baldwin Supports Legislation that Takes Action on Student Debt Crisis

Student loan debt has swelled to $1.4 trillion, surpassing total amount of credit card debt

Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Bera Lead Effort to Support Working Students

The Working Students Act will allow students that must work while in college to complete their degrees more quickly and with less debt

Where’s Kevin?
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Where’s Kevin?

We Have More Questions Following Kevin Nicholson's Disastrous Interview About His Record of Supporting Democrats

Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference begins Thursday at UWM
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Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference begins Thursday at UWM

More than 20 of the nation's most influential leaders in engineering will speak

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Firing of FBI Director Comey
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on the Firing of FBI Director Comey

"President Trump’s decision to make this move tonight is an attack on the rule of law and raises more questions that demand answers."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Legislation to Restore Retirement Security to 10 Million Americans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Legislation to Restore Retirement Security to 10 Million Americans

"It’s time for Washington to respect the hard work of American workers and make sure that the promises made to them are kept."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Highlighting Importance of Net Neutrality to Women Across America
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Letter to FCC Chairman Highlighting Importance of Net Neutrality to Women Across America

In letter, Senators urge Chairman to reconsider proposal undermining online protections for consumers

Senators Baldwin and Collins Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act
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Senators Baldwin and Collins Introduce the RAISE Family Caregivers Act

The bipartisan legislation would establish a national strategy to support family caregivers

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Re-Introduced in Congress

Despite major advances in equality for LGBT Americans the majority of states still do not have explicit LGBT non-discrimination protection laws.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise
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Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Carried Interest Loophole, Urge President Trump to Keep His Promise

Legislation would end tax loophole for hedge fund managers, while Trump plan opens new tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires

Is Sheriff David Clarke Backing Down From Challenging Sen. Tammy Baldwin?
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Is Sheriff David Clarke Backing Down From Challenging Sen. Tammy Baldwin?

"Sheriff Clarke has tried everything under the sun to increase his profile."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help Halt Flow of Illicit Fentanyl into the United States

Baldwin joins Markey, Rubio, Brown and Capito to help promote the latest in chemical screening devices and scientific support to detect and intercept fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Cosponsors in Pressing for Senate Action on Buy America Legislation After President Trump Announces Support

President Trump last week said he supports the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act “100 percent”

U.S. Senator Baldwin Announces Support for Agriculture Secretary Nominee Sonny Perdue, Pushes Trump Administration to Act on Restrictive Canadian Trade Barriers
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $7.5 Million Federal Investment for Wisconsin to Address Opioid Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $7.5 Million Federal Investment for Wisconsin to Address Opioid Epidemic

Senator Baldwin led the fight for this funding in Congress and encouraged Governor Walker to apply for the grant

President Trump Announces Support for Tammy Baldwin’s #BuyAmerica Legislation
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President Trump Announces Support for Tammy Baldwin’s #BuyAmerica Legislation

"President Trump supports Senator Tammy Baldwin's legislation to create and retain manufacturing jobs in Wisconsin."

Op Ed: Is Wisconsin Now a Red State?
Op Ed

Is Wisconsin Now a Red State?

With Ziegler victory, Democrats' decline, state now looks very red.

Engineering research discoveries presented at Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference  May 11-12
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Engineering research discoveries presented at Milwaukee Engineering Research Conference May 11-12

Representatives from federal agencies, industry and academia will share developments in energy, materials, biomedical technologies, water and more.

Manafort Pushes Chinese Billionaire Steel, Trump Feigns Buy America Support
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Manafort Pushes Chinese Billionaire Steel, Trump Feigns Buy America Support

While Trump has promised a “Buy American, Hire American” policy, he and Speaker Ryan have repeatedly done the opposite.

Senator Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Urging Continued Broadband Deployment in Rural Communities
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Senator Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group Urging Continued Broadband Deployment in Rural Communities

Millions of rural consumers are still not seeing widespread affordable standalone broadband services

Following Successful Fundraising Quarter, Tammy Baldwin Criss Crossed Wisconsin Talking Jobs, Opioid Crisis, Veterans Choice
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Following Successful Fundraising Quarter, Tammy Baldwin Criss Crossed Wisconsin Talking Jobs, Opioid Crisis, Veterans Choice

Tammy will continue to travel the state, listening to Wisconsinites, and fighting Washington special interests that hurt working families.

Senator Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Release Army Corps Brandon Road Study to Stop Spread of Asian Carp
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Senator Baldwin Urges Trump Administration to Release Army Corps Brandon Road Study to Stop Spread of Asian Carp

Budget proposal to eliminate all funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and delaying actions to address Asian carp only raises further questions about the Administration’s commitment to protecting our Great Lakes

Bipartisan Reform Supported by Senator Baldwin to Fix VA Choice Program Passes Congress
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Bipartisan Reform Supported by Senator Baldwin to Fix VA Choice Program Passes Congress

Legislation to help veterans get the quality care they deserve in their own communities set to become law

Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin
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Ron Johnson Puts Donald Trump Before Wisconsin

‘It Appears the Only Place Theft is Not a Crime is in Ron Johnson’s Republican-controlled U.S. Senate’

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

"The people of Wisconsin want an impartial and independent Supreme Court justice who will make decisions that protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of all Americans..."

Going Nuclear to Confirm Right Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans
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Going Nuclear to Confirm Right Wing Supreme Court Nominee Destructive to Senate, Courts and Rights of All Americans

Senate Republicans Poised to Change Longstanding Rules of U.S. Senate to Place Trump Nominated Judge in Stolen U.S. Supreme Court Seat

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Strengthen Existing Buy America Standards and Create More Jobs at Home
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Strengthen Existing Buy America Standards and Create More Jobs at Home

Recently, the federal government has awarded over $70 billion in contracts to foreign companies that do not manufacture products here in the United States.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to “Ban the Box” for Federal Hiring
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to “Ban the Box” for Federal Hiring

Fair Chance Act would give returning citizens a second chance

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Trump Administration Release Secret Plan to Undermine Health Care System Presented to House Freedom Caucus

According to reports, Administration presented House Freedom Caucus with detailed plan to throw health care system into chaos in order to win far right’s support

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Call on President Trump to Protect Americans from Higher Health Costs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Call on President Trump to Protect Americans from Higher Health Costs

More than 6 million Americans enrolled in health coverage under the ACA are receiving cost-sharing subsidies to help reduce their out of pocket costs and deductibles.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Farmers, Calls on President Trump to Work With Agriculture Industry
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Farmers, Calls on President Trump to Work With Agriculture Industry

“Changes in Washington must work for farmers, not against them.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Overhaul Broken VA Appeals Process

VA appeals process has not been updated since 1933, more than 450,000 appeals are currently pending

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces “Buy America” Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces “Buy America” Legislation

Wisconsin manufacturers and workers deserve a solid commitment from Washington on a strong Buy America standard that rewards their hard work

TrumpCare Makes It Harder to Fight Opioid Epidemic
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TrumpCare Makes It Harder to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Many people in Wisconsin at risk of losing coverage for substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Trump approval rating at 41 percent in Wisconsin

Voters react to health care changes, Russia, immigration, state issues

Baldwin, Capito Champion Bipartisan Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care
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Baldwin, Capito Champion Bipartisan Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care

Bipartisan legislation boosts the health care workforce to help Americans with life-threatening illnesses

Baldwin, Democratic Senators Call TrumpCare Disastrous for Battle Against Opioid Crisis
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Baldwin, Democratic Senators Call TrumpCare Disastrous for Battle Against Opioid Crisis

American Health Care Act would jeopardize coverage for 24 million Americans, including 2.8 million suffering from a substance use disorder

Just Call Her ‘D.C. Leah’
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Just Call Her ‘D.C. Leah’

Vukmir Kicks off Senate Campaign with Lobbyists, Elite in DC

U.S. Senators Baldwin, Tester and Gillibrand Push Administration to Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment
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U.S. Senators Baldwin, Tester and Gillibrand Push Administration to Provide Trauma Services for Victims of Military Sexual Harassment

Reports surfaced recently that members of the U.S. Marine Corps have been posting nude photos of fellow female service members on an invite-only Facebook Group without their knowledge or consent.

President Trump’s Budget Eliminates Investments in Great Lakes, Tells Governor Walker to Provide Funding
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President Trump’s Budget Eliminates Investments in Great Lakes, Tells Governor Walker to Provide Funding

Senator Baldwin to Governor Walker: “What is your plan to provide the funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative that President Trump’s budget would eliminate?”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Effort to Raise the Quality of Career and Technical Education
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Effort to Raise the Quality of Career and Technical Education

Numerous career and education groups support the Educating Tomorrow’s Workforce Act.

Op Ed: Why Gorsuch’s Wrong for Supreme Court
Op Ed

Why Gorsuch’s Wrong for Supreme Court

He favors corporations over people and holds radical views.

Bike Czar: How We Lobbied Congress
Bike Czar

How We Lobbied Congress

Asking officials not to bar states from using transportation funds for bicycling.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Again Presses President Trump to Make Good on His Buy America Pledge
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Again Presses President Trump to Make Good on His Buy America Pledge

“Every government contract your administration signs risks sending hardworking Americans’ tax dollars abroad.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter Expressing Concern about Trump Administration’s Reported 97 Percent Cut to Great Lakes Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force Letter Expressing Concern about Trump Administration’s Reported 97 Percent Cut to Great Lakes Funding

'As you begin your tenure as EPA Administrator, we hope that you will continue to support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative by fully funding this program in the upcoming budget request."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Push to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Bipartisan Push to Expand Veteran Caregiver Services to Veterans of All Eras

Bipartisan legislation provides support and resources to the millions of caregivers nationwide who provide care for wounded, ill, and injured veterans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on TrumpCare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on TrumpCare

"It cuts Medicaid, targets older Americans with higher health costs and puts Medicare on a quicker path to insolvency...

Senators Re-Introduce LifeBOAT Act
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Senators Re-Introduce LifeBOAT Act

The LifeBOAT Act would establish reliable funding to expand access to substance abuse treatment

Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care
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Senators Baldwin and Blumenthal Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care

Baldwin: “Every woman, regardless of where she lives, deserves the freedom to make her own, personal decisions about her health care, her family, and her body.”

Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority
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Baldwin, Hirono and Blumenthal Lead 25 Senators in Urging Trump Administration to Make Fighting Hate Crimes a Major Priority

Both a recent spike and longer-term trends show increases in discrimination, harassment and violence against members of minority communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself and Appoint Independent Special Counsel
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Attorney General Sessions to Recuse Himself and Appoint Independent Special Counsel

“We need a full, independent, impartial, transparent investigation into all the facts.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Safeguard JCCs and Other Faith-Based Community Centers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Safeguard JCCs and Other Faith-Based Community Centers

On Monday, Senator Baldwin visited JCC Milwaukee, which has faced multiple bomb threats this year

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Milwaukee Jewish Community Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Visits Milwaukee Jewish Community Center

“When we turn a blind eye to intolerance and discrimination against any community or group, we allow the things that fuel hate crimes to go unchecked.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for President Trump’s Address to Congress
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Guest for President Trump’s Address to Congress

American workers and manufacturers deserve a solid commitment from the President and Congressional Republicans on a strong Buy America standard that rewards their hard work

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Marco Rubio and U.S. Representatives Joe Crowley and Chris Smith Introduce the JUST Act to Help Holocaust Survivors and Families of Holocaust Victims
As Foreign Favors Pile Up, Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Halt Unconstitutional Conduct
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As Foreign Favors Pile Up, Democratic Senators Call on Trump to Halt Unconstitutional Conduct

Thirteen Senators to President Trump: “It is a small price to pay for the unparalleled honor and gravity of your post that you not attempt to capitalize financially on the presidency”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests European Union Support to Combat the Fentanyl Crisis

In Milwaukee County, overdose deaths involving Fentanyl increased by nearly 500% since 2011

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jon Tester Urge VA to Support Student Veterans
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Jon Tester Urge VA to Support Student Veterans

"This proposal offers a commonsense way to streamline the data submission process to VA while giving our veteran student population more resources to succeed in their colleges and universities."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help “Blue Water” Navy Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Help “Blue Water” Navy Veterans

Bipartisan reform would require VA to provide benefits to veterans exposed to Agent Orange

Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump
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Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump

Here are the facts you need to know about the Governor's D.C. establishment talking points

Senator Baldwin Calls for Federal Investigations and Swift Action Regarding Hazardous Materials at Wisconsin Barrel Recycling Plants
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Senator Baldwin Calls for Federal Investigations and Swift Action Regarding Hazardous Materials at Wisconsin Barrel Recycling Plants

Chemicals in barrels recycled in Wisconsin neighborhoods may have put workers, families and communities at risk

Baldwin, Senators Question Secretary of Defense on Reorganization of National Security Council
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Baldwin, Senators Question Secretary of Defense on Reorganization of National Security Council

“We are concerned that the unprecedented elevation of a political operative to the senior leadership of the NSC may compromise the national security decision making process and put American lives at risk at home and abroad.”

Baldwin and Bipartisan Group of Senators Highlight Need for Quality Health Care in Rural America
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Baldwin and Bipartisan Group of Senators Highlight Need for Quality Health Care in Rural America

More than 80 rural hospitals have closed in recent years.

Senators Call for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Officials’ Collusion with Russia and Apparent White House Cover-Up
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Senators Call for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Trump Officials’ Collusion with Russia and Apparent White House Cover-Up

Senators to Sessions: “At stake is the integrity and honesty of our most trusted public officials and the viability of our justice system”

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Thom Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for America’s Veterans
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Thom Tillis Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for America’s Veterans

The BRAVE Act creates incentives for businesses to employ our veterans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Will Vote to Confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Will Vote to Confirm David Shulkin as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

"Dr. Shulkin has the experience and qualifications to provide the leadership necessary to get the job done..."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges New FCC Chair to Reverse Decision Threatening Low-Income Americans’ Broadband Access
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges New FCC Chair to Reverse Decision Threatening Low-Income Americans’ Broadband Access

Chairman Pai recently revoked the recognition of nine companies as providers for a critical program that has helped tens of millions of low-income Americans afford broadband service.

Baldwin, Warren Seek Information On Goldman Sachs’ Role In and Influence over Trump Administration Economic Policies
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Baldwin, Warren Seek Information On Goldman Sachs’ Role In and Influence over Trump Administration Economic Policies

Company stock up dramatically as former Goldman executive Gary Cohn and other Goldman bankers joined Trump Administration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Demands Answers About Outrageous Price Hike For Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Drug
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Effort to Close the Rural Broadband Gap
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Effort to Close the Rural Broadband Gap

Baldwin joins colleagues in bipartisan call for new FCC Chairman to expand mobile network in rural America

Visa ban protest Thursday
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Visa ban protest Thursday

Academics United: No Visa and Immigration Ban

Baldwin, Warren Call on NEC Director Cohn to Pay Full Taxes on Windfall Payments, Recuse Himself from All Decisions Affecting Goldman Sachs
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Baldwin, Warren Call on NEC Director Cohn to Pay Full Taxes on Windfall Payments, Recuse Himself from All Decisions Affecting Goldman Sachs

Recusal, immediate payment of all taxes would mitigate Cohn's conflicts of interest in new role at NEC

Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis
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Baldwin, Brown, Shaheen to Trump: Don’t Pull the Rug Out from Under States Fighting Opioid Crisis

As states apply for $1 billion in grants made available by 21st Century Cures Act, ACA repeal would pull $5.5 billion away from needed addiction services

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Opposition to Mnuchin Nomination for Treasury Secretary
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Opposition to Mnuchin Nomination for Treasury Secretary

“Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nomination
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court Nomination

"The American people deserve an independent Supreme Court Justice who will protect the constitutional rights and freedoms of all Americans..."

Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Block and Rescind President Trump’s Discriminatory Executive Order
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Senator Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation to Block and Rescind President Trump’s Discriminatory Executive Order

"The President’s sloppy actions created chaos, disorder and confusion."

Baldwin and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Slow Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington
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Baldwin and Cummings Introduce Legislation to Slow Revolving Door between Wall Street and Washington

Financial Services Conflict of Interest Act would have prohibited golden parachute payouts Trump nominees received

Support for Senator Baldwin’s DAIRY PRIDE Act Continues to Grow
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Support for Senator Baldwin’s DAIRY PRIDE Act Continues to Grow

Wisconsin Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau join dairy farmers across the state and country in supporting Baldwin’s reform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose the Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose the Confirmation of Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator

“I cannot support an EPA nominee who refuses to see, and denies, the impact of climate change...”

Baldwin and Cummings: President Trump’s Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington Keeps Spinning
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Baldwin and Cummings: President Trump’s Revolving Door Between Wall Street and Washington Keeps Spinning

Goldman Sach’s Gary Cohn cashes in with golden parachute to join Trump Administration

Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee
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Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee

Legislation aids shoreline communities by delivering next generation coastal data

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump: Take Action to Level Playing Field for American Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump: Take Action to Level Playing Field for American Workers

In letter to the President Trump, Baldwin highlights taking on unfair trade deals, fighting against outsourcing, establishing Buy America rules and cracking down on China cheating

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Congressman Tom Price’s Confirmation for Secretary of Health and Human Services
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Congressman Tom Price’s Confirmation for Secretary of Health and Human Services

"Congressman Price’s nomination process has revealed financial dealings that raise serious questions about potential STOCK Act violations."

Following Additional Concerns on Congressman Price’s Financial Transactions, Baldwin and Senate Democrats Call For SEC Investigation Into Potential Violations of STOCK Act and Insider Trading Laws
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “Let’s talk about numbers we can all agree on.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “Let’s talk about numbers we can all agree on.”

20 percent of Wisconsin’s public roads and 14 percent of bridges are in need of repair

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from TPP and Announcement of NAFTA Renegotiation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order to Withdraw from TPP and Announcement of NAFTA Renegotiation

"Withdrawing from TPP and moving to renegotiate NAFTA are good first steps from President Trump"

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation for Secretary of Education
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Not Support Betsy DeVos’ Confirmation for Secretary of Education

“Betsy DeVos lacks the public education experience qualifications for this job and she would not rule out defunding public schools.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Her Support of General James Mattis’ Nomination to be Secretary of Defense and General John Kelly’s Nomination to be Secretary of Homeland Security
Op Ed: Democrats Must Change Strategy
Op Ed

Democrats Must Change Strategy

Stop bashing Walker and start addressing issues like taxes.

Baldwin, Stabenow, Warren, Merkley and Markey Introduce Legislation to Withdraw from TPP
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Baldwin, Stabenow, Warren, Merkley and Markey Introduce Legislation to Withdraw from TPP

Senators hold President-elect Trump accountable to American workers

Senators Baldwin, Franken, Warren: Delay Tom Price Hearing Until Ethics Concerns are Investigated & Resolved
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Senators Baldwin, Franken, Warren: Delay Tom Price Hearing Until Ethics Concerns are Investigated & Resolved

Senators press Health Committee Chairman to postpone Congressman Price’s hearing to become HHS Secretary until questionable stock trading while in office is fully investigated

Opposition to Health Care Repeal Building Across Wisconsin
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Opposition to Health Care Repeal Building Across Wisconsin

Turnout was large in all the rallies.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service from Secretary Eric Fanning
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service from Secretary Eric Fanning

Secretary of the Army awards decoration to those who provide distinguished service and make substantial contributions to the accomplishment of the Army's missions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Young Wisconsinites to Discuss Republican Plan to Take Away Affordable Health Care for Young Students and Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Young Wisconsinites to Discuss Republican Plan to Take Away Affordable Health Care for Young Students and Workers

“I’m proud to champion a reform that allows young people to stay on their parents’ insurance until age 26”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose Senator Jeff Sessions’ Nomination for U.S. Attorney General
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces She Will Oppose Senator Jeff Sessions’ Nomination for U.S. Attorney General

"After meeting with Senator Sessions, I cannot support his confirmation to be our next Attorney General"

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Dairy Farmers

Senator Baldwin’s DAIRY PRIDE Act fights back against non-dairy products that are mislabeled as milk, yogurt and cheese

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement After Commerce Committee Hearing on Nomination of Elaine Chao for Secretary of the Department of Transportation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement After Commerce Committee Hearing on Nomination of Elaine Chao for Secretary of the Department of Transportation

"I am very pleased that Ms. Chao stated her commitment and the Trump Administration’s commitment to strong ‘Buy America’ standards. "

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Oppose Legislation that Would Make Young Americans Sick Again
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Oppose Legislation that Would Make Young Americans Sick Again

Amendment to budget resolution would protect the Affordable Care Act reform that allows young people to stay on their parents’ health plan until age 26

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Disclosure of Trump Cabinet Nominees’ Golden Parachute Bonus Payouts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Disclosure of Trump Cabinet Nominees’ Golden Parachute Bonus Payouts

“The American people cannot afford to have industry insiders writing their own rules to make a rigged system worse.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit ACA Repeal from Increasing the Deficit
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Prohibit ACA Repeal from Increasing the Deficit

“Let’s not use this fast-track process to add to our deficit.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Protect Medicare and Medicaid
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Amendment to Protect Medicare and Medicaid

Amendment to budget resolution would block major changes to critical safety net programs without transparency and debate in Congress

The State of Politics: Why Ziegler Has No Opponent
The State of Politics

Why Ziegler Has No Opponent

Overwhelming dark money advantage and Democratic fatigue are factors.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Democrats Introduce Bill to Require President and Vice President to Fully Divest Personal Financial Conflicts of Interest

Senators also reiterate their demand for Trump to comply with Constitution's Emoluments Clause

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors

Legislation would help cut costs for nearly 41 million seniors enrolled in Medicare Part D and boost Medicare savings

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Legislation Calling on President-Elect Trump, Future Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Return
U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Issue Statement on Exxon-Mobil Payout Deal for Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressional Republicans’ Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressional Republicans’ Plan to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

“This is the first step towards higher costs, fewer people with health insurance coverage, and more uncertainty for American families.”

Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration
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Baldwin, Whitehouse, Warren, and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Limit Tax Windfalls for Billionaires in the Trump Administration

Legislation would curb little-known tax loophole that allows appointees to delay their tax bills

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Bipartisan Senate Select Committee Investigation of Russian Interference in 2016 Election
The State of Politics: 11 Predictions for 2017 Politics
The State of Politics

11 Predictions for 2017 Politics

Scott Fitzgerald gets Trump appointment, redistricting is upheld and more.

Murphy’s Law: Why Ryan Opposed Buy American Plan
Murphy’s Law

Why Ryan Opposed Buy American Plan

Baldwin plan echoed Trump’s doctrine, got killed by lobbyists for foreign companies.

In Letter to Governor Scott Walker, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages Action on Newly Available Federal Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic
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In Letter to Governor Scott Walker, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages Action on Newly Available Federal Funding to Address Opioid Epidemic

Major legislation signed into law this month includes $1 billion in funding championed by Senator Baldwin for states to address opioid epidemic

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Committee Appointments for New Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Committee Appointments for New Senate

Senator Baldwin will continue to serve on Appropriations and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), will join Commerce Committee in January

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks

“Russia’s interference in our elections cannot be dismissed or ignored.”

Murphy’s Law: Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?
Murphy’s Law

Trump Vs. Rexnord, Who Will Win?

Wisconsin could loom large in Trump’s effort to save manufacturing jobs.

After Trump Delays Announcement on Business Plans, Baldwin & Senate Democrats Call on President-elect to Divest Holdings
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After Trump Delays Announcement on Business Plans, Baldwin & Senate Democrats Call on President-elect to Divest Holdings

Senators: “Whether the President of the United States makes decisions about potential trade agreements or sending troops into war, the American people need to know that the President is acting in their best interest.”

Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid
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Senator Baldwin Urges President-Elect Trump to Live Up to Campaign Promises and Clarify Whether He Opposes Cuts to Medicare and Medicaid

Senators press President-Elect Trump to live up to his campaign promises and reject any cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Coalition Applauds Great Lakes Investments in Bill
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Coalition Applauds Great Lakes Investments in Bill

Congress authorizes $1.5 billion in Great Lakes restoration over five years, funding for Flint, Mich., to replace lead pipes to restore clean drinking water.

Op-Ed: Trump Silent on Buy America Bill
Op-Ed

Trump Silent on Buy America Bill

Baldwin proposes that federal water bill require American products, Republicans resist, Trump says nothing.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Veterans Reform Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds House Passage of Bipartisan, Bicameral Veterans Reform Bill

The measure now comes to the Senate for a vote.

Murphy’s Law: State Democrats Could Sink Still Lower
Murphy’s Law

State Democrats Could Sink Still Lower

Yes, they’re at a historic low. But things could get worse.

It Shouldn’t Take a Christmas Miracle for Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job and Approve Judicial Nominee He Supports
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It Shouldn’t Take a Christmas Miracle for Sen. Ron Johnson to Do His Job and Approve Judicial Nominee He Supports

Will Johnson Deliver a Judge or a Lump of Coal to Seventh Circuit Federal Court of Appeals?

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Sherrod Brown and Bob Casey Introducing ‘Buy America’ Amendment to Water Infrastructure Bill, Call on Republican Leaders to Take Action
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Sherrod Brown and Bob Casey Introducing ‘Buy America’ Amendment to Water Infrastructure Bill, Call on Republican Leaders to Take Action

Republican House leadership removed the Buy America reform, which previously passed the Senate by 95-3

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Removal of ‘Buy America’ Reform in Water Infrastructure Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Removal of ‘Buy America’ Reform in Water Infrastructure Bill

“By removing my Buy America standard, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans are embracing the status-quo in Washington.”

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Executive Director
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Announces New Executive Director

Jason Sidener to be the Democratic Party of Wisconsin's next Executive Director.

Op-Ed: 9/11 Lawsuit Law Could Hurt Veterans
Op-Ed

9/11 Lawsuit Law Could Hurt Veterans

Allowing suits against Saudi Arabia may cause counter suits of U.S. and its military vets.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Releases Statement on Nomination of Wealthy Insider with Deep Roots on Wall Street for Treasury Secretary
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Releases Statement on Nomination of Wealthy Insider with Deep Roots on Wall Street for Treasury Secretary

“Wisconsin families struggling to get ahead do not want foxes guarding the hen house.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Unanimously Passes the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Unanimously Passes the Senate

Legislation aids Great Lakes communities by delivering next generation coastal data

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Reform to Increase Access to High Quality Health Care in Rural Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Reform to Increase Access to High Quality Health Care in Rural Wisconsin

Rural communities in Wisconsin and across the country face many challenges in accessing high-quality health care.

Prices of Lifesaving Drugs Skyrocketing

Prices of Lifesaving Drugs Skyrocketing

Investigation finds seven widely prescribed drugs rose by 29% to 5241% in recent years!

Data Wonk: Can Trump Voters’ Pessimism Be Overcome?
Data Wonk

Can Trump Voters’ Pessimism Be Overcome?

Identity politics failed. Democrats need policies that help all, regardless of race, region.

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, Ed Markey, and Joe Donnelly Call for Investments to Fight Opioid Epidemic in 21st Century Cures Act
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jeanne Shaheen, Ed Markey, and Joe Donnelly Call for Investments to Fight Opioid Epidemic in 21st Century Cures Act

In the letter to Majority Leader McConnell and Minority Leader Reid, the Senators stressed the need to provide immediate funding to address the opioid epidemic.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Mayor Tom Barrett Announces $6 Million for Workforce Development to Employ Milwaukee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Mayor Tom Barrett Announces $6 Million for Workforce Development to Employ Milwaukee

The funds will be used to train 1,430 individuals, and coordinate regional planning to attract and retain businesses.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President-Elect Trump to Keep His Promise to Make Washington Work for Wisconsin, Not Wall Street
The State of Politics: The Incredible Decline of Democrats
The State of Politics

The Incredible Decline of Democrats

GOP soared, Democrats floored, in state vote. Dem decline since 2010 is stunning.

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Urge the Surface Transportation Board to Take Action to Increase Competition and Ensure Fair Treatment for Shippers
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators to Urge the Surface Transportation Board to Take Action to Increase Competition and Ensure Fair Treatment for Shippers

Substantial consolidation in the railroad industry has put shippers at a disadvantage and led to a rapid increase in freight rail rates

Senator Baldwin Stands with American Steelworkers, Urges Rejection of Proposed Chinese Purchase of U.S. Aluminum Producer
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Senator Baldwin Stands with American Steelworkers, Urges Rejection of Proposed Chinese Purchase of U.S. Aluminum Producer

Purchase threatens U.S. national security, risks transfer of sensitive R&D

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Discusses Stronger Way Act at Heartland Alliance National Conference
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Discusses Stronger Way Act at Heartland Alliance National Conference

Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act offers real solutions to reward work.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities Across Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $1.5 Million to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities Across Wisconsin

“Apprenticeship initiatives are one of the most effective vehicles for responding to the workforce readiness needs of business and industry,” said Senator Baldwin.

Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Green Bay, Senator Tammy Baldwin and Tom Nelson Condemn his Divisive Rhetoric
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Ahead of Donald Trump’s Visit to Green Bay, Senator Tammy Baldwin and Tom Nelson Condemn his Divisive Rhetoric

"It is time for all leaders to reject Donald Trump once and for all, and to denounce his long record of hurtful and abusive behavior," said Tom Nelson.

Plenty of Horne: Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?
Plenty of Horne

Will Judge Siefert Run for Sheriff?

Insiders say he's retiring, could target Clarke. And Charlie Sykes won't run for Senate.

Dane County Bets Big on Bikes

Dane County Bets Big on Bikes

2017 budget includes three new trail projects, 25 miles of bike lanes.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel to Get the Job Done on Wisconsin’s Longstanding Rape Kit Backlog
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel to Get the Job Done on Wisconsin’s Longstanding Rape Kit Backlog

More than one year after Wisconsin Justice Department received federal investments, reports show state still has 6,000 kit backlog

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront
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Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront

More Than 515,000 Would Benefit from Refinance Plan

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security Offices
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Investigations into Madison and Milwaukee Social Security Offices

For the past year, Baldwin has worked on behalf of whistleblowers and raised questions about wrongdoing, harassment and retaliation

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight presidential race, Feingold with edge in Wisconsin

Poll finds 44 percent of Wisconsin likely voters supporting Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for president and 42 percent supporting Republican Donald Trump in a head-to-head matchup.

One Wisconsin Institute Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Student Loan Voter Scorecard
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One Wisconsin Institute Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Student Loan Voter Scorecard

At StudentLoanVoter.org, Wisconsin Voters Can Find Out Who Is, And Who Isn’t, Supporting Common Sense Reforms to Reduce Burden on Student Loan Borrowers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pushes for Economic Growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Pushes for Economic Growth in Wisconsin with Small Business Innovation Act

National reform will support Wisconsin, which ranks last nationally in startup activity and entrepreneurship growth

U.S. Senate Republican Delays in Confirming Judges Deny Justice
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U.S. Senate Republican Delays in Confirming Judges Deny Justice

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Advocates in Calling for Action to Fill U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Judicial Vacancies

Wisconsin Democrats Join Speaker Paul Ryan’s Call for Donald Trump to Release His Tax Returns
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Wisconsin Democrats Join Speaker Paul Ryan’s Call for Donald Trump to Release His Tax Returns

Last week’s report offers a disturbing preview of the foreign entanglements that could influence Donald Trump.

We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure
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We Must Do More to Provide Debt Relief & Support to Students, Veterans Suffering from Wide-Ranging Impacts of ITT Tech Closure

Senators now call on ED to “use its existing legal authority” to increase total debt relief and support available to former ITT Tech students

Baldwin, McCain, Schakowsky Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price Increases
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Baldwin, McCain, Schakowsky Introduce Reform Requiring Transparency in Prescription Drug Price Increases

The bipartisan and bicameral FAIR Drug Pricing Act takes the first step to address skyrocketing prescription drug costs

Senator Johnson Still Refuses to Do His Job and Vote on Critical Court Vacancies
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Senator Johnson Still Refuses to Do His Job and Vote on Critical Court Vacancies

For more than 2,300 days he’s stonewalled any effort to confirm a new justice to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.

‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant
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‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant

But Still No Answers From Sen Johnson, Ph.D. in Washington D.C. Doublespeak

Plenty of Horne: Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here
Plenty of Horne

Mexico Opens 50th US Consulate Here

A big turnout of American and Mexican politicians with "Trumpism" in the air.

Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program
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Senators Raise Concerns About Mylan’s EpiPen Price Hike and Expanded Patient Assistance Program

Patient assistance program allows company to increase drug prices while passing costs onto insurance companies and consumers

Legislature Resists Background Checks for Guns

Legislature Resists Background Checks for Guns

18 states require them, 85% of state residents support them, but Walker, GOP resist.

What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?
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What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?

Scott Walker + ITT Tech, Ron Johnson + Globe University & of Course, Trump University

Young Workers Building Homes in Walker Square

Young Workers Building Homes in Walker Square

Milwaukee Christian Center program employs adults aged 18-24, and has built 14 new homes.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Calling on Presidential Nominees to Release Tax Returns
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Grant for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Educational Opportunity Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Grant for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Educational Opportunity Center

$236,900 in TRIO funding will help expand opportunity for disadvantaged and underrepresented students

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $800,000 from the EPA for Great Lakes Restoration
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Over $800,000 from the EPA for Great Lakes Restoration

The five communities awarded grants were Algoma, Ashland, Manitowoc, Two Rivers and Wind Point.

Can Tammy Baldwin’s Proposal Reduce Poverty?

Can Tammy Baldwin’s Proposal Reduce Poverty?

Legislation to reform federal programs based on Milwaukee’s problems and expertise.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Investments from Washington to Fight Wisconsin’s Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Renews Call for Investments from Washington to Fight Wisconsin’s Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

“It’s time for Washington to act by providing funding for prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.”

District Attorney John Chisholm earns support of community leaders, elected officials, labor unions, citizen organizations, and law enforcement groups
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District Attorney John Chisholm earns support of community leaders, elected officials, labor unions, citizen organizations, and law enforcement groups

Chisholm, a veteran of the United States Army, was first elected in 2006 after serving 12 years as an assistant prosecutor, including leading the gun unit.

Veterans’ Organizations Announce Support for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for Veterans
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Veterans’ Organizations Announce Support for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Legislation to Support Job Creation for Veterans

The bipartisan BRAVE Act receives support for creating incentives for businesses to employ our veterans

Senator Tammy Baldwin endorses DA John Chisholm
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Senator Tammy Baldwin endorses DA John Chisholm

Under Chisholm’s leadership, the office of the District Attorney has a 95% conviction rate in homicide cases.

Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act
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Support Grows for U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act

Bold legislation to fight poverty with real solutions garners support from leaders in Wisconsin and across the country

Plenty of Horne: The John Chisholm Road Show
Plenty of Horne

The John Chisholm Road Show

He discusses his handling of crime, staff turnover and that "partisan witch hunt."

Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention
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Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention

Tens of Millions of Borrowers Would Get Immediate Relief from Plan Championed by Speakers Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin

President Obama Signs Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms into Law
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President Obama Signs Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms into Law

VA reforms from Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act become law

After Request from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.75 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in Northern Wisconsin
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After Request from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2.75 Million for Emergency Repairs to Roads in Northern Wisconsin

After devastating flooding, Senator Baldwin toured northern Wisconsin communities to help coordinate emergency response to the disaster

Hamilton applauds Senator Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act legislation
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Hamilton applauds Senator Baldwin’s Stronger Way Act legislation

Statement from Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton July 15, 2016

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce Bold Legislation to Fight Poverty with Real Solutions
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Cory Booker Introduce Bold Legislation to Fight Poverty with Real Solutions

A national partnership to support transitional jobs programs, tax reforms that make work pay

Homeland Security Measures Supported by Senator Baldwin Pass Senate and Move to the President’s Desk
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Homeland Security Measures Supported by Senator Baldwin Pass Senate and Move to the President’s Desk

Common sense security measures will help keep Americans safe

MacIver Institute Joins National Coalition in Defense of Free Speech
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MacIver Institute Joins National Coalition in Defense of Free Speech

The effort of these 19 Senators to stifle the First Amendment rights of their political adversaries is breathtaking and should infuriate every American citizen,” said Brett Healy, president of the MacIver Institute.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Higher Education Leaders to Implement Policies That Will Allow Students to Receive Their Financial Aid Packages Sooner
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Higher Education Leaders to Implement Policies That Will Allow Students to Receive Their Financial Aid Packages Sooner

“Early FAFSA” will help millions of families make informed decisions about higher education and potentially increase college enrollment and completion.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms Pass the House of Representatives, Move to the Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reforms Pass the House of Representatives, Move to the Senate

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act continues to move forward after being approved by House and Senate Conference Committee this week

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Attach Airport Security Measure to FAA Reauthorization

The provision would strengthen security, especially in non-secure "soft" target areas at airports, like check-in and baggage claim areas.

On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus
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On Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act Reforms, Senators Call on Administration to Hold Colleges & Universities Accountable for Underreporting Sexual Violence on Campus

New campus safety data suggests substantial underreporting of sexual violence by schools: out of 11,600 measured in 2014, 91% reported having no incidents

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces the Made in America Water Infrastructure Act

Baldwin’s Buy American reform helps ensure drinking water infrastructure is built with American made iron and steel

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Workplace Protections
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Workplace Protections

Vance v. Ball State University has made it more difficult for workers to receive justice when they are harassed by their supervisors at work

Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On House Democrats’ Sit-In
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Democratic Party of Wisconsin Statement On House Democrats’ Sit-In

"I applaud Wisconsin leaders like Rep. Gwen Moore, Rep. Mark Pocan, Rep. Ron Kind, and Sen. Tammy Baldwin for common-sense solutions to prevent tragedies like the recent mass shooting in Orlando."

U.S. Senator TamBaldwin Announces Support for Bipartisan Proposal to Keep Guns from Terrorists, Make America Safer
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U.S. Senator TamBaldwin Announces Support for Bipartisan Proposal to Keep Guns from Terrorists, Make America Safer

Bipartisan legislation introduced by Senator Susan Collins will prevent those on No Fly List or the Selectee List from purchasing firearms

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel’s Bias Against Feingold
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel’s Bias Against Feingold

The coverage of Russ Feingold suggests they’ve truly become a Republican newspaper.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Majority Leader McConnell to Schedule Floor Vote on Longest Standing Federal Circuit Court Vacancy
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Majority Leader McConnell to Schedule Floor Vote on Longest Standing Federal Circuit Court Vacancy

Don Schott’s nomination to 7th Circuit Court was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee with strong bipartisan vote, now awaits a floor vote

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Lead Bipartisan Call on FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Elizabeth Warren Lead Bipartisan Call on FDA to End Discriminatory Blood Donation Ban

In light of the tragic mass shooting in Orlando, 24 Senators join letter urging FDA to develop better blood donation policies based on individual risk

Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ legislation passes Senate
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Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ legislation passes Senate

Provision would strengthen U.S. engineering programs to meet 21st century manufacturing demands

Op-Ed: How to Combat Mass Incarceration
Op-Ed

How to Combat Mass Incarceration

Federal bill would reform system. Sen. Baldwin supports it. Will Sen. Johnson?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Protect Veterans from Identity Theft
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Reform to Protect Veterans from Identity Theft

“Our veterans should never be put at risk of identity theft with information that they have entrusted to the VA.”

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds Clinton, Feingold leading

Majorities have negative views of presidential candidates

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Renewed Congressional Effort to Close “Terror Gap”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Renewed Congressional Effort to Close “Terror Gap”

“Congress must act to close the terrorist gun loophole by giving the FBI the authority to block gun sales to potential terrorists.”

In Wake of Orlando Shooting, Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Banning Those Convicted of Hate Crimes From Owning Guns
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In Wake of Orlando Shooting, Baldwin Cosponsors Legislation Banning Those Convicted of Hate Crimes From Owning Guns

"Following the horrific tragedy in Orlando, we must come to terms with the fact that thoughts and prayers are not enough."

U.S. Senator Baldwin, U.S. Representatives Quigley and Lee Statement on Blood Donor Ban in Light of Pulse Nightclub Mass Shooting
Weekly Happy Hour: This is It! Has Daily Discounts
Weekly Happy Hour

This is It! Has Daily Discounts

City’s longest running gay bar has great drink specials seven days a week.

You’re invited to our Opening Ceremonies!
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You’re invited to our Opening Ceremonies!

PrideFest celebrates community heroes Friday, June 10

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Speaker Ryan’s Poverty Ideas

"I believe we need to meet the challenge of lifting people up and out of poverty with respect, dignity and opportunity."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Student Tax Relief Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Introduction of Student Tax Relief Act

Legislative reform would protect defrauded students from being taxed on their forgiven loans

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez’s Announcement of Investment to Grow Apprenticeship Programs in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez’s Announcement of Investment to Grow Apprenticeship Programs in Wisconsin

Baldwin and Perez visit Milwaukee Area Technical College today to highlight the role that apprenticeships play in strengthening the workforce and economic development in the Milwaukee area

Baldwin, Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
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Baldwin, Manchin, Klobuchar, Shaheen, King, Heitkamp Introduce Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act

The LifeBOAT Act would establish reliable funding to expand access to substance abuse treatment

Bipartisan VA Reform Passes Senate, Prevents Doctors Once Fired or Suspended by VA from Treating Veterans
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Bipartisan VA Reform Passes Senate, Prevents Doctors Once Fired or Suspended by VA from Treating Veterans

Bipartisan amendment authored by U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin, Jerry Moran and Thom Tillis closes loophole

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Bipartisan Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus

Yesterday, the first Zika virus case in Wisconsin was confirmed by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Vote to Advance Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Vote to Advance Emergency Funding to Combat Zika Virus

More than 1,200 Americans have been infected with the Zika virus, including over 100 pregnant women, in 40 states, Washington, D.C., and 3 U.S. Territories.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Call for Action on Export-Import Bank Vacancy
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Call for Action on Export-Import Bank Vacancy

WMC President and CEO Kurt Bauer joins Senator Baldwin in urging advancement of bipartisan nomination to Ex-Im Bank Board

Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ Legislation Passes Senate Committee
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Bipartisan ‘Manufacturing Universities’ Legislation Passes Senate Committee

Provision would strengthen U.S. engineering programs to meet 21st century manufacturing demands

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Investments in Water Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Investments in Water Infrastructure and Energy Efficiency

“I am proud to fight for smart investments to build a strong Made in Wisconsin economy.”

Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes the Senate
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Bipartisan Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes the Senate

Improves training & support for first responders to respond to incidents such as oil train derailments in Wisconsin & across the country

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Snap-on in Kenosha with Snap-on CEO Nick Pinchuk and AFT President Randi Weingarten
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Snap-on in Kenosha with Snap-on CEO Nick Pinchuk and AFT President Randi Weingarten

Tour of Innovations Works facility highlighted nationally-recognized education and job training partnership between Snap-on and Gateway Technical College

Op-Ed: State Could Still Get Medicaid Dollars
Op-Ed

State Could Still Get Medicaid Dollars

Would substitute for state spending, yielding millions for schools, roads, UW System.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Treasury Department’s Decision to Reject Deep Pension Cuts for Workers and Retirees
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Treasury Department’s Decision to Reject Deep Pension Cuts for Workers and Retirees

Senator Baldwin joined Wisconsinites in calling for rejection of Central States Pension Fund application to destroy retirement security for working families

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues to Highlight the Need for Washington to Act on Opioid Addiction
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues to Highlight the Need for Washington to Act on Opioid Addiction

“It’s time to act immediately to supply emergency funding for prevention, treatment and recovery efforts.”

Tainted Water: Bacteria Taints State’s Drinking Water
Tainted Water

Bacteria Taints State’s Drinking Water

169,00 households served by private wells that tested positive for coliform bacteria.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Continues to Move Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Continues to Move Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Legislation to Invest in Fight Against Zika Virus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Legislation to Invest in Fight Against Zika Virus

“We must take steps to prevent, detect, and respond to the Zika virus.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan Digital Coast Act Passes Commerce Committee

Bill aids shoreline communities by delivering next generation coastal data

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Tax Reform for Family Caregivers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Tax Reform for Family Caregivers

Credit for Caring Act would provide up to a $3,000 nonrefundable tax credit to working family caregivers

Senator Johnson’s Refusal to do His Job Started the Day He Took Office
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Senator Johnson’s Refusal to do His Job Started the Day He Took Office

It’s the height of hypocrisy that Johnson is campaigning to reduce bureaucratic red tape as he personally creates more delays and backlogs.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Energy Reforms
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Energy Reforms

Wisconsin energy leaders praise Baldwin’s bipartisan provisions included in bill

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages States to Expand Medicaid with New Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Encourages States to Expand Medicaid with New Legislation

Bill would ensure equal level of federal matching funds for states expanding Medicaid after 2014

3 Questions for Sen. Johnson at Tomorrow’s Opioid Field Hearing
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3 Questions for Sen. Johnson at Tomorrow’s Opioid Field Hearing

Johnson has a well-documented record of failure when it comes to offering real solutions to Wisconsin’s families on this tragedy.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Judiciary Committee Action on Nation’s Longest Standing Federal Court Vacancy
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Requests Judiciary Committee Action on Nation’s Longest Standing Federal Court Vacancy

Nominee earned bipartisan, majority support from Wisconsin Judicial Commission and support from both Wisconsin Senators

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Make Naloxone Rescue Kits More Affordable and Accessible for Veterans
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Make Naloxone Rescue Kits More Affordable and Accessible for Veterans

Enhances veteran safety by eliminating copayments for naloxone rescue kits and education

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Reform to Improve Palliative and Hospice Care

Bipartisan bill boosts the healthcare workforce to help Americans with life-threatening illnesses

Bipartisan Reform Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate
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Bipartisan Reform Cosponsored by Senator Baldwin Passes Senate

Businesses in Wisconsin and across the country support Baldwin’s bipartisan Defend Trade Secrets Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Meets with Students at UWM to Discuss New College Affordability Reform Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Meets with Students at UWM to Discuss New College Affordability Reform Legislation

Roundtable with students and graduates addressed student loan debt crisis and the In The Red Act

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Representatives Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan Call on Governor Walker to Immediately Restore Food Assistance to Thousands of Wisconsinites
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and U.S. Representatives Ron Kind, Gwen Moore and Mark Pocan Call on Governor Walker to Immediately Restore Food Assistance to Thousands of Wisconsinites

“We must continue to support opportunities to lift people up and out of poverty and ensure that our jobs training programs are truly working”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senators Kaine, Portman and Capito to Introduce Bipartisan Career and Technical Education Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senators Kaine, Portman and Capito to Introduce Bipartisan Career and Technical Education Legislation

CTE Excellence and Equity Act will support re-designing the high school experience by making courses more relevant to students’ future careers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court

“In the spirit of bipartisanship and cooperation, I would encourage my Republican colleagues to give Judge Garland fair consideration.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Reform Legislation on College Affordability
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Reform Legislation on College Affordability

Bill would allow refinancing of student loans, strengthen Pell Grants, make a new investment in community college and is paid for by closing special interest tax loopholes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies Receives Strong Support
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies Receives Strong Support

The Water Council: “An important and critical step in fostering new, innovative procedures and products in the marketplace and in communities that would help address these tremendous national challenges.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces New Legislation to Accelerate Water Technologies

Wisconsin is leading the development of new solutions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $1.7 Million to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Over $1.7 Million to Help Fight Opioid Epidemic in Wisconsin

Major investment will help health centers in Wisconsin better address opioid use disorders

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “The American people deserve a full and functioning Supreme Court – not an empty seat on the highest court in the land.”
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Approval of Bipartisan Reforms to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Approval of Bipartisan Reforms to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Calls on Senate GOP to end obstruction of desperately needed emergency funding

3 Years Later: Ron Johnson’s Vote Against the Violence Against Women Act is Remembered
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3 Years Later: Ron Johnson’s Vote Against the Violence Against Women Act is Remembered

In 2012 and 2013 Ron Johnson voted against the reauthorization of VAWA.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Bill to Restore Medical Research Funding

HELP Committee Democrats Call on Republicans to Commit to Reliable Investments in Lifesaving Biomedical Science at NIH, FDA

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Bipartisan Effort in Senate to Restore the United States Supreme Court and 7th Circuit Court to Full Strength
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Bipartisan Effort in Senate to Restore the United States Supreme Court and 7th Circuit Court to Full Strength

“It's the constitutional duty of the President to select a Supreme Court nominee and the Senate has the responsibility to give that nominee fair consideration with a hearing and a vote.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on GOP Obstruction of Investment to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on GOP Obstruction of Investment to Combat Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Senate Republicans block proposal that invests in prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Investment in Fight Against Opioid and Heroin Epidemic
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Investment in Fight Against Opioid and Heroin Epidemic

Opioid abuse and drug overdose deaths in Wisconsin growing at an alarming rate

Sen. Ron Johnson: Strict Obstructionist
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Sen. Ron Johnson: Strict Obstructionist

Johnson Spent Entire Term Blocking 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Elijah Cummings Introduce Legislation to Hold Wall Street Accountable
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Representative Elijah Cummings Introduce Legislation to Hold Wall Street Accountable

WARN Act will expand protections for Wall Street whistleblowers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Fight Opioid Addiction from Prevention to Recovery
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Fight Opioid Addiction from Prevention to Recovery

Opioids contributed to 45 percent of the 843 Wisconsin drug overdose deaths in 2013

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Congratulates Milwaukee on Winning the White House Healthy Communities Challenge
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Congratulates Milwaukee on Winning the White House Healthy Communities Challenge

Milwaukee won the White House Healthy Communities Challenge with over 38,000 people in the Milwaukee area newly selecting a plan through the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act Conference Report
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act Conference Report

“I believe this legislation falls far short in taking on China’s currency manipulation and that is why I voted against cloture.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Emergency Funding Bill to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Emergency Funding Bill to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse

Opioids contributed to 45 percent of the 843 Wisconsin drug overdose deaths in 2013

Op-Ed: Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt
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Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt

97 percent of student loan borrowers would not be helped by governor's plan.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “We must prepare for the unthinkable.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “We must prepare for the unthinkable.”

Baldwin calls for federal government action to assist first responders in their tireless efforts to respond to emergency situations and keep Americans safe

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressman Reid Ribble’s Announcement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Congressman Reid Ribble’s Announcement

“I appreciate Reid's public service and willingness to work across party lines and wish him and his family all the best as he moves forward.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Competitiveness Caucus
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Competitiveness Caucus

Highlights Made in Wisconsin Partnership between Snap-On and Gateway Tech on Workforce Readiness

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Funding of Gun Violence Research Agenda
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Funding of Gun Violence Research Agenda

Every year, more than 32,000 people in the United States die from gun violence

Dems urge action to close health coverage gap
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Dems urge action to close health coverage gap

“The Affordable Care Act is here to stay and we need to do everything we can to take advantage of the opportunities it provides to hardworking families in Wisconsin.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Governor Walker to Provide Update on Wisconsinites He Dropped from BadgerCare
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Governor Walker to Provide Update on Wisconsinites He Dropped from BadgerCare

Walker plan created a coverage gap and in 2014, resulted in 27,000 likely uninsured

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Swift Senate Action on 7th Circuit Court Nomination of Don Schott
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Swift Senate Action on 7th Circuit Court Nomination of Don Schott

Longest-standing federal court vacancy in the country nearly six years old

The State of Politics: Wisconsin’s Top 10 Political Stories Of 2015
The State of Politics

Wisconsin’s Top 10 Political Stories Of 2015

Walker and Republican legislators dominate this year's top political stories in Wisconsin.

Bipartisan Omnibus Big Win for Wisconsin Veterans
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Bipartisan Omnibus Big Win for Wisconsin Veterans

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Baldwin secured several bipartisan provisions for Wisconsin veterans and their families

Bipartisan Chemical Safety Reform Legislation Supported by Senator Baldwin Moving Forward
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Bipartisan Chemical Safety Reform Legislation Supported by Senator Baldwin Moving Forward

Bill to overhaul the nation's broken chemical safety law clears Senate, heads back to House for approval

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions “Made in America” Policy for Wisconsin Shipbuilding Suppliers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions “Made in America” Policy for Wisconsin Shipbuilding Suppliers

This provision will help ensure a level playing field for Beloit, Wisconsin-based Fairbanks Morse Engine, which has been a key supplier of superior-performance and best-value diesel engines to the U.S. Navy for decades.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Omnibus Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Omnibus Bill

As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Baldwin secured several significant provisions for the state of Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bill to Make Permanent Critical Tax Breaks for Wisconsin Families and Students
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bill to Make Permanent Critical Tax Breaks for Wisconsin Families and Students

Wisconsin families who benefit from these tax credits could have lost an average of $1,100 per year if they had expired.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Obama to Reject Harmful Plan to Reduce LCS Program
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on President Obama to Reject Harmful Plan to Reduce LCS Program

“I am deeply troubled by Secretary Carter’s recent directive to reduce the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship and Frigate purchases – programs that the Navy strongly supports.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on 2-Year, Bipartisan Perkins Extension Heading to the President’s Desk to Become Law
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Purple Heart Award for Wisconsin Native Sergeant Carson Holmquist
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Purple Heart Award for Wisconsin Native Sergeant Carson Holmquist

“The bravery and service of Wisconsin native Marine Sergeant Carson Holmquist will never be forgotten.”

Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People
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Federal Budget Advances Key Great Lakes Priorities, Will Benefit Millions of People

Authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative for one year.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Immediately Require Social Media Background Checks as Part of Screening Process for all Foreigners Seeking American Visas
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls on Department of Homeland Security to Immediately Require Social Media Background Checks as Part of Screening Process for all Foreigners Seeking American Visas

We write to express our deep concern regarding reports that critical background information of individuals participating in American visa programs has been largely omitted from the visa security screening process.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on U.S. Army Order to Resume JTLV Production at Oshkosh Defense
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on U.S. Army Order to Resume JTLV Production at Oshkosh Defense

Oshkosh Defense can resume progress on the $6.7 billion contract to construct nearly 17,000 vehicles.

Governor Walker’s $1 Billion “Missed Opportunity”
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Governor Walker’s $1 Billion “Missed Opportunity”

Nonpartisan Wisconsin agency estimates taxpayers could have saved over $1 billion through BadgerCare expansion

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Jason Simcakoski Memorial Act Moves Forward

Legislation would improve pain care at VA, provide stronger oversight, and address the problem of overprescribing practices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Waterfront Revitalization Legislation Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Waterfront Revitalization Legislation Moves Forward

Supports local efforts to revive Wisconsin waterfronts and promote economic development

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Education Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Education Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk

Major education bill to rewrite “No Child Left Behind” includes several Baldwin-authored provisions to streamline testing, improve technology in the classroom, and strengthen career and technical education

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Passes Senate
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Passes Senate

More than 50 national and state advocacy groups have joined in support of bipartisan legislation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Strongly Supports Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Strongly Supports Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

After Republican Opposition and Wisconsin Job Loss, Senate Passes Legislation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Clear Senate, Head to President’s Desk

Baldwin thanks Wisconsin advocates, first responders, local officials, and concerned citizens for input and efforts on reforms.

Baldwin, Murphy Letter Prompts Army Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders
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Baldwin, Murphy Letter Prompts Army Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders

Baldwin, Murphy led 10 senators in calling for investigation after allegations that more than 22,000 soldiers diagnosed with mental health disorders were dismissed for misconduct

Pay for Business Tax Cuts by Closing Loopholes that Benefit Hedge Funds and Corporate CEOs
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Pay for Business Tax Cuts by Closing Loopholes that Benefit Hedge Funds and Corporate CEOs

Baldwin, Reed, King, Warren, Whitehouse Call for Tax Fairness

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Included in Final Bipartisan Transportation Legislation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Rail Safety Reforms Included in Final Bipartisan Transportation Legislation

Baldwin provisions improve safety, transparency, and better communication between the railroads and local communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Strengthen Security of Visa Waiver Program
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Strengthen Security of Visa Waiver Program

“In the aftermath of the Paris attacks we need to keep our eye on the enemy and prevent terrorists from entering the United States.”

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Digital Coast Act to Aid Shoreline Communities
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Lisa Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Digital Coast Act to Aid Shoreline Communities

Bill Delivers Next Generation Coastal Information for Improved Water Resource Management, Disaster Response, Long-Term Planning and Restoration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing VA Patient Protection Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Group of Senators in Introducing VA Patient Protection Act

Bill Forces VA to Address Reports of Patient Abuse, Punish Those Who Retaliate Against Whistleblowers; Bill Protects VA Employees Who Protect Veterans

Support Grows for Bipartisan Baldwin Effort to Save Perkins Program
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Support Grows for Bipartisan Baldwin Effort to Save Perkins Program

Letter signed by 53 organizations and 535 colleges and universities calls on congressional leaders to pass one-year extension of critical student loan program

24 Senators Urge White House to take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence
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24 Senators Urge White House to take Executive Action to Reduce Gun Violence

Urges President Obama to take “executive action that could save lives”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Bipartisan RAISE Family Caregivers Act Moves Forward

More than 50 national and state advocacy groups have joined in support of bipartisan legislation.

Op-Ed: Trains Carrying Oil Endanger Us
Op-Ed

Trains Carrying Oil Endanger Us

Oil train traffic has risen 5000% and often relies on crumbling train bridges.

Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation
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Wisconsin Medical Society Supports Senator Baldwin’s Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act would provide VA with the tools it needs to address the problem of overprescribing practices

Barca, Lassa Invite Bipartisan Support for WEDC Replacement
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Barca, Lassa Invite Bipartisan Support for WEDC Replacement

Speaker Vos Agrees State Needs New Model for Jobs Agency

U.S. Senator Baldwin Calls for Conference Committee to Take Action on Rail Safety Reforms
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U.S. Senator Baldwin Calls for Conference Committee to Take Action on Rail Safety Reforms

Baldwin provisions would significantly improve transparency and safety in communities along oil train routes

Baldwin, Blumenthal Call for VA Inspector General Investigation into Security of Veterans’ Personal Information
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Baldwin, Blumenthal Call for VA Inspector General Investigation into Security of Veterans’ Personal Information

“While this particular incident occurred in Wisconsin, we believe the issue is one of national importance and request that you conduct a system-wide review of the Department’s practice,” the Senators wrote.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Full Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Call for Full Investigation into Wrongful Discharge of Servicemembers with Mental Health Disorders

Senators’ request comes after allegations that more than 22,000 soldiers have been dismissed for misconduct after mental health disorder diagnosis

Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans
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Senators Introduce SAVE Benefits Act to Boost Social Security and Other Critical Benefits for Seniors, Veterans

Without legislation, Social Security recipients, veterans face rare, zero cost-of-living increase in 2016

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Administration Announcement Giving Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Administration Announcement Giving Formerly Incarcerated a Fair Chance at Federal Employment

Baldwin joined bipartisan effort in May calling on President Obama to “Ban the Box”

Baldwin Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort Urging Robust Education Technology Funding in ESEA
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Baldwin Leads Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort Urging Robust Education Technology Funding in ESEA

The bicameral and bipartisan letter asks ESEA conferees to include robust support in their bill for “education technology and technology-specific educator professional development, preferably through a stand-alone program.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative

Milwaukee non-profit supports Baldwin-sponsored Homeless Veterans Welcome Home Act

Baldwin, Casey, Brown Take Action Against Childhood Poverty
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Baldwin, Casey, Brown Take Action Against Childhood Poverty

Wisconsin’s child poverty rate ranks 21st in the nation

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Budget
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Budget

"This bipartisan budget agreement is far from perfect but it can provide some much needed certainty for our economy by preventing the ongoing Republican threats of a government default and shutdown."

Plenty of Horne: City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant
Plenty of Horne

City Accepts $14 Million Federal Streetcar Grant

City wins TIGER grant after "a brutal competition" where demand for transit dollars greatly exceeded the sums appropriated.

Baldwin, Collins, Casey, Portman Lead Majority of Senate in Bipartisan Effort to Save Student Loan Program
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Baldwin, Collins, Casey, Portman Lead Majority of Senate in Bipartisan Effort to Save Student Loan Program

Critical lifeline for low-income students expired on September 30

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds USDA Investment in Wisconsin Energy Projects
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds USDA Investment in Wisconsin Energy Projects

Nearly $1.5 million investment will support solar and other renewable energy projects to create jobs and promote energy independence

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Obama Administration Efforts to Reduce Over-Testing in Schools
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Obama Administration Efforts to Reduce Over-Testing in Schools

“I applaud this commonsense move from the Administration that I am hopeful will gives states and schools the tools and resources to reduce unnecessary assessments, especially by targeting redundant and low-quality tests.”

Milwaukee to Receive $14.2 Million Grant for Streetcar Extension
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Milwaukee to Receive $14.2 Million Grant for Streetcar Extension

Lakefront Line will Connect Phase 1 Route to Major Attractions, New Developments

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces $14.2 Million in Federal Funding for Milwaukee Streetcar Lakefront Line

Baldwin Helped Secure TIGER Grant Investment from U.S. Department of Transportation

236,000 Wisconsinites to Face Massive Medicare Premium Hike Unless Congress Acts
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236,000 Wisconsinites to Face Massive Medicare Premium Hike Unless Congress Acts

Baldwin bill would prevent premium hike and keep financial burden off states

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Prevent Spike in Medicare Premiums
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Effort to Prevent Spike in Medicare Premiums

Medicare Part B Premiums and Deductibles Set for Dramatic Rise Next Year without Congressional Action

Murphy’s Law: Chris Larson’s War Against Abele
Murphy’s Law

Chris Larson’s War Against Abele

State senator running for county executive blasts Abele with personal attacks, will divide Democrats.

Local Officials, Stakeholders Praise Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuary Designation, Baldwin Efforts
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Local Officials, Stakeholders Praise Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuary Designation, Baldwin Efforts

Baldwin Has Long Championed Efforts to Protect and Preserve Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Announcement of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Announcement of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

“The people of Wisconsin deserve more than the same failed promises from unfair trade deals that lead to job losses.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuaries Designation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Lake Michigan Marine Sanctuaries Designation

Baldwin Has Long Championed Efforts to Protect and Preserve Wisconsin’s Great Lakes

After nine tumultuous months, Mark Mone formally installed as UWM chancellor
Statement from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin on the Passing of Marty Beil
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Statement from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin on the Passing of Marty Beil

Marty Beil, one of Wisconsin’s most influential and memorable labor leaders, died peacefully last night at his home in Mazomanie.

House Inaction on Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Costing Wisconsin Jobs
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House Inaction on Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Costing Wisconsin Jobs

GE Power & Water announces plans to stop manufacturing gas engines in Wisconsin.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “More must be done to change the status quo.”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “More must be done to change the status quo.”

Baldwin to Advance Reforms Extending Whistleblower Protections

Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Harbor

Tammy Baldwin Tours Milwaukee Harbor

Senator Baldwin was promoting legislation to help communities develop revitalization plans for waterfronts.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Awards Wisconsin $939,768 per year to advance prevention

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds President Obama’s Call to End Carried Interest Loophole
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds President Obama’s Call to End Carried Interest Loophole

In June, Senator Baldwin and Representative Levin Introduced Bill to Repeal Carried Interest Loophole

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Announcement on Simplified Financial Aid Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Announcement on Simplified Financial Aid Process

After Baldwin Calls for Change, President Obama Takes Action to Streamline Disjointed FAFSA Timeline, Ease Burden on Students and Institutions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Action to Help Reduce Wisconsin’s Rape Kit Backlog
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Action to Help Reduce Wisconsin’s Rape Kit Backlog

Wisconsin’s Department of Justice to Receive $2 Million Federal Investment After Baldwin Calls on U.S. Attorney General to Take “Immediate Steps” to Address Backlog

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Investment in Wisconsin’s Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Efforts

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Awards Wisconsin $939,768 per year to advance prevention

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Plans to Improve Fifth Ward Rail Bridge in Milwaukee
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Plans to Improve Fifth Ward Rail Bridge in Milwaukee

"I am pleased to learn that Canadian Pacific is moving to address the concerns of Milwaukee City officials and concerned citizens by announcing plans to improve the structural integrity of this bridge."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Oshkosh Defense Announcement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Oshkosh Defense Announcement

Senator Baldwin has been a champion for Oshkosh Defense in the Senate, supporting legislation to fund and move the JLTV project forward.

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker, Clinton leading primary fields among Wisconsin voters
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in response to VA Inspector General Report on the Death of Marine Corps Veteran Jason Simcakoski at the Tomah VA Medical Center

“Those responsible for this tragic failure should never again serve our veterans and their families.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in Support of Iran Nuclear Agreement
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement in Support of Iran Nuclear Agreement

“I’m proud that America led six countries toward an historic international agreement with Iran.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Examines Challenges Facing Federal Prison System
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Examines Challenges Facing Federal Prison System

Baldwin highlights significant racial disparities in Wisconsin’s prison population

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Legislation to Boost Wisconsin’s Waterfront Communities
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Major Legislation to Boost Wisconsin’s Waterfront Communities

Comprehensive effort would support local efforts to revive waterfronts along the Great Lakes, oceans, rivers and lakes to promote economic, ecosystem and community resiliency

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Introduction of Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act

Bipartisan bill will improve programs to increase awareness, prevention, and early identification of mental health conditions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Highway Funding
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Federal Highway Funding

The U.S. DOT recently ranked Wisconsin roads third-worst in the nation

Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Introduced in Congress
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Historic, Comprehensive LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation Introduced in Congress

The legislation was filed simultaneously in the U.S. House of Representatives by 158 Representatives, led by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Increase Safety and Security at Military Facilities
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Increase Safety and Security at Military Facilities

After tragic shooting in Tennessee takes the lives of 5 servicemembers, including Wisconsin native Marine Sgt. Carson Holmquist, Baldwin bill would protect men and women in uniform

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Provisions to Boost Wisconsin Agriculture and Rural Communities Moves Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Provisions to Boost Wisconsin Agriculture and Rural Communities Moves Forward

“Now is the time for Republicans to answer the call for bipartisan budget negotiations”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Fix “No Child Left Behind”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Fix “No Child Left Behind”

Major education bill passes Senate 81-17, includes several Baldwin-authored provisions

Senate Passes Baldwin, Kaine, Portman Career Readiness Amendment
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Senate Passes Baldwin, Kaine, Portman Career Readiness Amendment

“This career readiness amendment will help schools provide a pathway for students to be career-ready on graduation day...”

Senator Baldwin steps up on train bridge issue
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Senator Baldwin steps up on train bridge issue

Statement from Common Council President Michael J. Murphy July 13, 2015

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senate and House Coalition to Restore and Advance the Voting Rights Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Senate and House Coalition to Restore and Advance the Voting Rights Act

Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 Would Protect Americans’ Across the Nation from Discrimination in Voting

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Action to Reward Hard Work and Restore Overtime Pay
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Action to Reward Hard Work and Restore Overtime Pay

Approximately 80,000 Wisconsin workers to benefit from Administration’s action

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

“Today’s ruling by the United States Supreme Court is a huge victory for freedom, fairness and equality in America.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

“The Affordable Care Act is working to provide affordable coverage to millions of people...”

Answering Call from Baldwin, Kaine and Portman, Obama Announces CTE Scholars Program
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Answering Call from Baldwin, Kaine and Portman, Obama Announces CTE Scholars Program

The current U.S. Presidential Scholars program honors graduating high school seniors for academic excellence, artistic accomplishments, and civic contributions.

Baldwin, Capito Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation
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Baldwin, Capito Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform Legislation

Jason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act would provide VA with the tools it needs to address the problem of overprescribing practices and providing safer and more effective pain management services to our nation’s veterans

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Maria Cantwell Tour Prolitec, Inc. in Milwaukee
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U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and Maria Cantwell Tour Prolitec, Inc. in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Small Business Grows and Creates Jobs with Export-Import Bank Investments

Baldwin Joins More Than 30 Senators to Urge Consumer Agency to Issue “Strongest Possible Rules” to Stop Predatory Payday Lending
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Baldwin Joins More Than 30 Senators to Urge Consumer Agency to Issue “Strongest Possible Rules” to Stop Predatory Payday Lending

The Senators urged the CFPB to focus on meaningful ability-to-pay standards for small-dollar loans.

Baldwin Supports Bill to Reward U.S. Companies That Invest in American Workers, Rather Than Ship Jobs Overseas
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Baldwin Supports Bill to Reward U.S. Companies That Invest in American Workers, Rather Than Ship Jobs Overseas

The Patriot Employer Tax Credit Act would grant a tax credit equivalent to 10 percent of the first $15,000 of wages earned by each employee.

Senator Baldwin Joined by First Responders and Concerned Citizens in Milwaukee to Call for Action on Dangerous Oil Trains
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Senator Baldwin Joined by First Responders and Concerned Citizens in Milwaukee to Call for Action on Dangerous Oil Trains

Baldwin highlights Crude-By-Rail Safety Act to protect Wisconsin communities & increase rail safety

Baldwin Provisions to Protect the Great Lakes and Strengthen Wisconsin’s Innovation Clears Major Senate Hurdle
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Baldwin Provisions to Protect the Great Lakes and Strengthen Wisconsin’s Innovation Clears Major Senate Hurdle

Language included in appropriations bill passes through committee

Murphy’s Law: Race for Democratic Chair Gets Dirty
Murphy’s Law

Race for Democratic Chair Gets Dirty

Some mudslinging at the candidates may stick to Democratic insider and consultant Thad Nation. This story was updated at 6:30 p.m., May 26.

U.S. Senators Baldwin and Franken Introduce Amendment for Trade Bill to Level the Playing Field for American Manufacturers
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U.S. Senators Baldwin and Franken Introduce Amendment for Trade Bill to Level the Playing Field for American Manufacturers

Amendment ensures enforcement of existing trade laws and takes on unfair, foreign trade practices

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Progress on Overtime Protections for Middle Class Workers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Progress on Overtime Protections for Middle Class Workers

"Too many Americans are working longer and harder yet they are still struggling to get ahead."

Murphy’s Law: The Disappearance of Dan Bice
Murphy’s Law

The Disappearance of Dan Bice

 The state’s top political reporter has disappeared. Is the Journal Sentinel killing his column?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Legislation to Help Veterans Through Disability Claims Appeals Process
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Legislation to Help Veterans Through Disability Claims Appeals Process

Co-Sponsors the Veterans Appeals Assistance and Improvement Act of 2015

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Wisconsin State Director
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces New Wisconsin State Director

“I share Senator Baldwin’s strong commitment to public service and I am eager to put my experience to work for her in Wisconsin.”

Baldwin Applauds Removal of Research Ban on HIV Organ Donation
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Baldwin Applauds Removal of Research Ban on HIV Organ Donation

Critical provision of Baldwin’s HOPE Act implemented by HHS, allows for HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants

Baldwin and Markey Preserve Public Access to Local Television Channels, Ensure Diversity of Programming
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Baldwin and Markey Preserve Public Access to Local Television Channels, Ensure Diversity of Programming

"The 80-plus public, educational, and governmental access channels in the state of Wisconsin deliver invaluable public programming on a daily basis..."

Senators Urge USDOT to Immediately Strengthen Oil Train Disclosure Rule
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Senators Urge USDOT to Immediately Strengthen Oil Train Disclosure Rule

Letter comes the same day as a train derailment in North Dakota, the fifth of its kind in North America since February

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses for Strong Avian Flu Response
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Presses for Strong Avian Flu Response

“The outbreak and spread of [Avian flu] are having severe economic consequences throughout the industry.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Crude by Rail Final Rules
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Crude by Rail Final Rules

"Congress should pass legislation that speeds up the phase out of these dangerous cars and I am hopeful that my Republican colleagues will join our effort to do so as we work to keep Wisconsin communities safe."

Senators Baldwin and Coons Kick Off “Manufacturing Jobs for America” Campaign
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Senators Baldwin and Coons Kick Off “Manufacturing Jobs for America” Campaign

Wisconsin, Delaware Senators launch effort to pass bipartisan, pro-manufacturing bills

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Efforts to Promote Wisconsin’s National Scenic Trails
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Champions Efforts to Promote Wisconsin’s National Scenic Trails

Legislation provides strong support for Wisconsin’s Ice Age and North Country National Scenic Trails

Baldwin, Merkley Introduce Bill to Require Federal Transportation Projects to Use Made-in-America Materials
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Baldwin, Merkley Introduce Bill to Require Federal Transportation Projects to Use Made-in-America Materials

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) have introduced the Invest in American Jobs Act.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Fix “No Child Left Behind”
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Bipartisan Legislation to Fix “No Child Left Behind”

Committee chairman calls Baldwin’s SMART Act amendment a “significant contribution” to overall legislation

Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval down
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Marquette Law School Poll finds Walker job approval down

Clinton leads presidential matchups; controversy over budget

Baldwin, Markey and Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists
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Baldwin, Markey and Nadler Introduce Legislation to Level the Playing Field for American Visual Artists

“Our quality of life is improved when artists and arts organizations can make valuable contributions to our communities in Wisconsin and across the country.”

Baldwin Healthcare Data Provision Included in Medicare Payment Modernization Bill
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Baldwin Healthcare Data Provision Included in Medicare Payment Modernization Bill

ThedaCare CEO: “The significance of this provision is dramatic.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Investments in Wisconsin Community Health Centers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes for Investments in Wisconsin Community Health Centers

Under the Affordable Care Act, $11 billion has been made available to Health Centers as the Health Centers Trust Fund.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: The Affordable Care Act is Working for Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: The Affordable Care Act is Working for Wisconsin

More affordable, accessible and high quality health care for the people of Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Afterschool Programming
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Legislation to Strengthen Afterschool Programming

Afterschool and Workforce Readiness Act will improve college and career-readiness of high school students

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Restored Funding for Career and Technical Education Grant Program
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Urges Restored Funding for Career and Technical Education Grant Program

Investment in Perkins programs would support 12 million CTE students across America

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Federal Oil Train Safety Recommendations
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Federal Oil Train Safety Recommendations

NTSB Backs Call to Take Unsafe Tank Cars off the Track

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues Fight for Wisconsin Shipyards
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues Fight for Wisconsin Shipyards

Supports Program to Help Wisconsin Fleets & Shipyard Economies Stay Afloat

Senators Baldwin and Markey Lead Group of Senators to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis
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Senators Baldwin and Markey Lead Group of Senators to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse Crisis

“It is critical that we make a strong commitment to strengthen our nation’s efforts to combat this epidemic.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues Efforts to Make College More Affordable
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Continues Efforts to Make College More Affordable

Introduces Budget Amendment to Make Two Years of Community College Free

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Help Businesses Move Made in Wisconsin Goods to Market
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Help Businesses Move Made in Wisconsin Goods to Market

Rail Shipper Fairness Act Supported by Broad Coalition of Wisconsin Farmers, Manufacturers and Utilities

The State of Politics: Who Will Lead the Democratic Party?
The State of Politics

Who Will Lead the Democratic Party?

Five candidates seek the difficult job of trying to revive the minority party in Wisconsin.

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Designate “Manufacturing Universities”
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Designate “Manufacturing Universities”

Legislation endorsed by UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee would bolster schools’ focus on advanced manufacturing

Plenty of Horne: Davis Sets, Cancels Meeting on Streetcar
Plenty of Horne

Davis Sets, Cancels Meeting on Streetcar

His claim on streetcar turns out to be false. Meanwhile, new city assessor appointed with little fanfare.

Freedom of Information Council Gives ‘Opee’ Awards

Freedom of Information Council Gives ‘Opee’ Awards

Big loser was state Department of Administration; one winner was Milwaukee County Medical Examiner.

Baldwin backs trade reform to protect US manufacturers
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Baldwin backs trade reform to protect US manufacturers

Says trade agreements should require that companies in foreign countries meet standards on pay, safety and environment.

Baldwin seeks “corrective action” for Tomah VA problems
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Baldwin seeks “corrective action” for Tomah VA problems

She says report's findings “substantiate the troubling concerns my office has heard from current and former employees and patients"

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces NextGen High Schools Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces NextGen High Schools Act

Legislation creates a competitive high school redesign program to increase number and percentage of students who graduate college and career-ready

Baldwin, Kind Urge President to Take Immediate Action on Dangerous Oil Trains
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Baldwin, Kind Urge President to Take Immediate Action on Dangerous Oil Trains

In letter to President Obama, Baldwin and Kind express frustration after the Administration missed January 15 deadline to release final rules to address oil train accidents.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Maternal Care Access in Underserved Areas
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Maternal Care Access in Underserved Areas

Bill ensures women have access to timely, high quality maternity care by identifying provider shortage areas in rural and underserved communities

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Boost Wisconsin Nursing Programs
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Boost Wisconsin Nursing Programs

Legislation Fixes a Technicality to Ensure Hospitals Can Train Nurses

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Education Department: Stop Profiting Off Student Loans and Fulfill Congressional Directives to Help Struggling Borrowers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to Education Department: Stop Profiting Off Student Loans and Fulfill Congressional Directives to Help Struggling Borrowers

In letter to Secretary Duncan: “(I)t is striking that the Department still intends to generate such significant revenue from federal loan programs designed to help young people get an affordable education.”

Baldwin Joins Efforts to Extend Critical Retraining Benefits for Workers Who Lose their Job to Foreign Trade
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Baldwin Joins Efforts to Extend Critical Retraining Benefits for Workers Who Lose their Job to Foreign Trade

Bill would make more workers eligible for retraining benefits that are set to expire in September

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Stop Asian Carp
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Stop Asian Carp

Legislation directs Army Corps to target vulnerable point of entry in Chicago area waterway system, requires work with Great Lakes partners on long-term solutions

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Beer, Brats and Cheese
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands Up for Wisconsin Beer, Brats and Cheese

Continues Fight to Protect Wisconsin Producers in Trade Negotiations

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Action on Special ACA Enrollment Period
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Action on Special ACA Enrollment Period

In response to Baldwin request last week, HHS establishes a special enrollment period open to uninsured who paid 2014 tax penalty, but missed open enrollment period that ended February 15

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to HHS Calling for Special ACA Enrollment Period
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads Letter to HHS Calling for Special ACA Enrollment Period

Special enrollment period would be open to uninsured who paid 2014 tax penalty, but missed open enrollment period that ended February 15

Baldwin, Kaine and Portman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Career Readiness in Schools
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Baldwin, Kaine and Portman Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Improve Career Readiness in Schools

“As the demand for a workforce with highly-technical skills continues to grow, I’m proud to support bipartisan legislation that ensures our students are offered courses that will help prepare them for our 21st century Made In Wisconsin economy.”

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill
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Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Bill

‘This bill will strengthen federal Great Lakes restoration efforts’

Senators Baldwin, Stabenow and Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes
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Senators Baldwin, Stabenow and Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect and Restore the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act (GLEEPA) would improve the world’s largest system of fresh surface water

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Oak Creek Officers Receiving Medal of Valor
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Oak Creek Officers Receiving Medal of Valor

"On behalf of the State of Wisconsin, I would like to commend Lieutenant Murphy and Officer Lenda on receiving the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor."

Baldwin, Alexander Introduce Supercomputing Legislation to Make U.S. Safer and More Competitive
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Baldwin, Alexander Introduce Supercomputing Legislation to Make U.S. Safer and More Competitive

Wisconsin’s computer development and manufacturing industry stands to benefit from bipartisan legislation

Baldwin, Women Senators Urge Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Sex Trafficking
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Baldwin, Women Senators Urge Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Sex Trafficking

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined all the women senators in urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on sex trafficking in the United States.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds $1 Million in USDA Grants to Train Beginning Wisconsin Farmers
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds $1 Million in USDA Grants to Train Beginning Wisconsin Farmers

“Our strong agricultural tradition is a driver of economic growth and these grants are an opportunity to boost our agriculture economy by ensuring the next generation of farmers can get their start.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Efforts to Establish Health Care Equity for Military Women, Dependents
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Efforts to Establish Health Care Equity for Military Women, Dependents

Legislation would provide military women with free contraception, increase family planning resources, and guarantee access to emergency contraception for sexual assault victims

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Grow America’s Craft Beer Industry
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Grow America’s Craft Beer Industry

Small BREW Act would enable Wisconsin’s craft breweries to reinvest over $1.5 million into their businesses each year

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reiterates Call for Clean Homeland Security Funding Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Reiterates Call for Clean Homeland Security Funding Bill

During Homeland Security Committee hearing, Baldwin expresses frustration over Senate Republican efforts to attach extraneous policy provisions to critical funding bill

Baldwin, Ribble Secure $2 Million Payment from Army Corps of Engineers to Wisconsin
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Baldwin, Ribble Secure $2 Million Payment from Army Corps of Engineers to Wisconsin

Money owed to Wisconsin as part of September 2000 transfer of Fox River Locks from federal government to the state

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Clay Hunt SAV Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Clay Hunt SAV Act

Bipartisan bill aims to provide increased mental health resources to VA, while demanding more accountability

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Increased Funding for Harbor Maintenance, Great Lakes Navigation Projects
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Increased Funding for Harbor Maintenance, Great Lakes Navigation Projects

"Therefore, we urge the Corps to direct additional resources for Great Lakes navigation projects in FY2015."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President’s Budget Proposal
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President’s Budget Proposal

"Budgets are statements of our values and our priorities as Americans."

Baldwin, Warren Honor January as “National Blood Donor Month”
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Baldwin, Warren Honor January as “National Blood Donor Month”

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have introduced a Senate resolution to honor January as “National Blood Donor Month.”

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Increase Federal Investment in Research
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Bill to Increase Federal Investment in Research

Medical Innovation Act asks big drug companies caught breaking the law to reinvest in NIH research

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Keystone Vote
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Keystone Vote

Senate GOP rejects amendments that would have ensured American economy and consumers benefit from construction of pipeline

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for a Clean Homeland Security Funding Bill
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for a Clean Homeland Security Funding Bill

With Homeland Security funding set to expire, full funding bill for 2015 fiscal year urgently needed to maintain counterterrorism efforts

Baldwin, Blumenthal Re-Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care
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Baldwin, Blumenthal Re-Introduce Legislation to Protect Access to Reproductive Care

Baldwin: “Every woman, regardless of where she lives, deserves the freedom to make her own, personal decisions about her healthcare, her family, and her body.”

Water Council CEO to Join Baldwin at State of the Union
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Water Council CEO to Join Baldwin at State of the Union

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin announced that Dean Amhaus, President and CEO of The Water Council, will join her as a guest at President Obama’s State of the Union.

Packers Win and So Does Baldwin
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Packers Win and So Does Baldwin

Senator Cruz Makes Good on Packers vs. Cowboys Wager

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Investments in Wisconsin Research, Science and Innovation
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Investments in Wisconsin Research, Science and Innovation

Bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations Bill invests $30.3 billion in the National Institutes of Health

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: Congress Funds Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 Million
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: Congress Funds Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 Million

“The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has helped our communities clean up their rivers, restore fish habitat and make the Great Lakes healthier for everyone who uses them."

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Guarding Our Great Lakes Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Supports Bipartisan Guarding Our Great Lakes Act

Baldwin Cosponsors Bill to Protect Great Lakes from Invasive Asian Carp

Baldwin Gets Job Done on Transportation Measure to Support Wisconsin’s Economy
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Baldwin Gets Job Done on Transportation Measure to Support Wisconsin’s Economy

Highway 41 Bill Will Help Drive Wisconsin Economy Forward

The State of Politics: Swing Voters Leave Hope for Democrats
The State of Politics

Swing Voters Leave Hope for Democrats

They voted for Walker yet support accepting federal Medicaid increase and raising minimum wage.

Senator Baldwin’s Apostle Island Measure Moves Forward
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Senator Baldwin’s Apostle Island Measure Moves Forward

Preserves the history of the iconic Ashland harbor

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Three Littoral Combat Ships in the National Defense Authorization Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Secures Three Littoral Combat Ships in the National Defense Authorization Act

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 will include funding for three Littoral Combat Ships

The Wealth of Wisconsin’s Senate & House Members

The Wealth of Wisconsin’s Senate & House Members

10 members of state's congressional delegation worth between $54 million and $171 million, new research group shows.

Senator Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Support for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers
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Senator Baldwin Leads Bipartisan Support for Wisconsin Cranberry Growers

Co-Chair of Congressional Cranberry Caucus Calls on USDA to Support Wisconsin Industry

Wisconsin Senators Applaud Confirmation of Judge Pam Pepper to the Eastern District of Wisconsin
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Wisconsin Senators Applaud Confirmation of Judge Pam Pepper to the Eastern District of Wisconsin

U.S. Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin made the following statements on the U.S. Senate vote to confirm Pamela Pepper to the Eastern District of Wisconsin.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Move Bipartisan USA FREEDOM Act Forward
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Votes to Move Bipartisan USA FREEDOM Act Forward

Legislation to Rein In Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Blocked in the Senate

Baldwin Stands up for Working Families, Supports Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCBDG) Act that Benefits 34,000 Wisconsin Kids Every Month
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Baldwin Stands up for Working Families, Supports Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCBDG) Act that Benefits 34,000 Wisconsin Kids Every Month

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today voted to support reauthorization of the Child Care & Development Block Grant Act

The State of Politics: Who Will Lead the Democrats?
The State of Politics

Who Will Lead the Democrats?

The party badly needs leadership, but the bench looks thin. Here are the likely candidates.

Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Help with Development of Ebola Treatments
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Baldwin Joins Bipartisan Effort to Help with Development of Ebola Treatments

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin has joined several of her HELP Committee colleagues in introducing legislation to incentivize the development of treatments and vaccines for Ebola.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Veterans Day
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Veterans Day

Baldwin Statement on Veterans Day

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Testifies Before International Trade Commission on Behalf of Wisconsin Manufacturer
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Testifies Before International Trade Commission on Behalf of Wisconsin Manufacturer

Baldwin Works to Even the Playing Field for Appleton Paper Company

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Nearly $93 Million in Winter Heat Aid to Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Announces Nearly $93 Million in Winter Heat Aid to Wisconsin

Baldwin Announces Nearly $93 Million in Winter Heat Aid to Wisconsin

New Marquette Law School Poll finds ties in Wisconsin races for both governor and attorney general
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds ties in Wisconsin races for both governor and attorney general

New Marquette Law School Poll shows Wisconsin governor, attorney general races both tied

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Action on Marriage Equality in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Supreme Court Action on Marriage Equality in Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin made the below statement following the U.S. Supreme Court’s action regarding marriage equality in Wisconsin.

Murphy’s Law: The Massive Gender Gap in Gov’s Race
Murphy’s Law

The Massive Gender Gap in Gov’s Race

Walker does terrible with women. But Burke does far worse with men. Why?

The State of Politics: More Women Run for Top Capitol Jobs
The State of Politics

More Women Run for Top Capitol Jobs

The number of women candidates running for state Capitol jobs is coming back.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Digital Coast Act to Aid Great Lakes Communities in Water Management, Disaster Response, Long-Term Planning and Restoration
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Digital Coast Act to Aid Great Lakes Communities in Water Management, Disaster Response, Long-Term Planning and Restoration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin introduced legislation to help Wisconsin communities along the Great Lakes better prepare for storms, cope with varying lake levels, and strengthen economic development planning efforts along the shore.

Op-Ed: The Wisconsin Way?
Op-Ed

The Wisconsin Way?

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin calls on Governor Walker to move health care reform forward.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Republican Obstruction of Paycheck Fairness Act
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Republican Obstruction of Paycheck Fairness Act

Legislation to Give Women Equal Pay for Equal Work Blocked in the Senate

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Stands up for Wisconsin Students, Introduces New Legislation to Address Access to Affordable Higher Education
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on President Obama’s Address to the Nation on the Administration’s Strategy to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on 7th Circuit Court Ruling for Marriage Equality in Wisconsin
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on 7th Circuit Court Ruling for Marriage Equality in Wisconsin

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement today on the unanimous decision by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a previous Federal Court ruling for marriage equality in Wisconsin.

Citizen Action Praises Fed Decision to Grant Special Enrollment Period for 38,000 Wisconsinites Forced into Coverage Gap
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Citizen Action Praises Fed Decision to Grant Special Enrollment Period for 38,000 Wisconsinites Forced into Coverage Gap

The special enrollment period will give these Wisconsin residents 60 days to enroll in the Federal health insurance marketplace for 2014.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Action on Special Enrollment Period for 38,000 Wisconsinites Dropped from BadgerCare under Governor Walker’s Plan
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U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Applauds Obama Administration Action on Special Enrollment Period for 38,000 Wisconsinites Dropped from BadgerCare under Governor Walker’s Plan

Last Week, Baldwin Asked Obama Administration for Special Enrollment Period to Close Coverage Gap Created By Walker Administration

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Calls for Senate Action on Student Loan Debt Crisis and Announces New Legislation to Address Higher Education Affordability
Citizen Action Urges Special Enrollment Period for 38,000 Wisconsinites Forced into Coverage Gap
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Citizen Action Urges Special Enrollment Period for 38,000 Wisconsinites Forced into Coverage Gap

Supports Senator Baldwin’s Request to Reopen Enrollment for Wisconsinites forced off BadgerCare by Governor Walker

MPS to ‘ring in’ traditional calendar year Tuesday at one of the district’s 14 Commitment Schools
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MPS to ‘ring in’ traditional calendar year Tuesday at one of the district’s 14 Commitment Schools

Local and state leaders to join MPS Board members, Acting Supt. Driver at MPS' Thurston Woods Campus

The State of Politics: Low-Turnout Election Had Big Results
The State of Politics

Low-Turnout Election Had Big Results

For first time, voters could elect two female candidates to top state-wide offices.

Murphy’s Law: Why Walker’s Liberal Campaign Tactics?
Murphy’s Law

Why Walker’s Liberal Campaign Tactics?

His ads target Burke for not being liberal enough. Is he desperate -- or crazy like a fox?

New Report from Walker Administration Reveals that Governor’s Plan Results in a Gap in Coverage and People Becoming Uninsured
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New Report from Walker Administration Reveals that Governor’s Plan Results in a Gap in Coverage and People Becoming Uninsured

Senator Baldwin: “For 38,000 Wisconsinites, Governor Walker did not keep his promise.”

Citizen Action Calls on Walker Administration to Release Critical BadgerCare Numbers
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Citizen Action Calls on Walker Administration to Release Critical BadgerCare Numbers

Despite claim by Walker Administration that the numbers of residents who had signed up for Marketplace plans after being forced off BadgerCare would be released in June, enrollment numbers are still missing.

Final Day for former BadgerCare Enrollees to sign up for Coverage in the Marketplace
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Final Day for former BadgerCare Enrollees to sign up for Coverage in the Marketplace

Tomorrow marks the final day to sign up for coverage in the health insurance marketplace

Plenty of Horne: Sen. Baldwin Gearing Up for LGBT Battles
Plenty of Horne

Sen. Baldwin Gearing Up for LGBT Battles

Baldwin hires expert attorney on these issues. And state board considers Talgo claim.

Coalition Supports House, Senate Efforts to Boost Great Lakes Programs
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Coalition Supports House, Senate Efforts to Boost Great Lakes Programs

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition today issued its support to U.S. House and Senate leaders who are pushing to restore funding to Great Lakes programs.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker holds lead over challenger Mary Burke in new Marquette Law School Poll
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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker holds lead over challenger Mary Burke in new Marquette Law School Poll

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker leading Democratic candidate Mary Burke, 48 to 41 percent.

Plenty of Horne: Is Zamarripa’s Democratic Challenger Really Republican?
Plenty of Horne

Is Zamarripa’s Democratic Challenger Really Republican?

He's just 18, but candidate Vincent Synowicz is already mastering the slick verbal skills of a veteran politician.

The Other Mandela

The Other Mandela

The fundraiser for Rep. Mandela Barnes, just two days before his namesake Nelson Mandela died, had a big turnout.

Citizen Action Applauds Senator Baldwin’s Call to Delay Cuts to BadgerCare
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Citizen Action Applauds Senator Baldwin’s Call to Delay Cuts to BadgerCare

Citizen Action of Wisconsin applauds Senator Baldwin’s common sense proposals to assure that Wisconsin families who need health coverage do not fall between the cracks.

Plenty of Horne: Four May Run for Richards’ Assembly Seat
Plenty of Horne

Four May Run for Richards’ Assembly Seat

The biggest name: sources say county board chair Marina Dimitrijevic is preparing to run.

Marquette Law School Poll shows Walker in tight race with Burke for Wisconsin governor in 2014
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Marquette Law School Poll shows Walker in tight race with Burke for Wisconsin governor in 2014

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds that, just over a year from the election, the 2014 Wisconsin governor’s race is shaping up to be very competitive.

Obamacare Haters Help People Sign Up

Obamacare Haters Help People Sign Up

State's Republican politicians who oppose law are helping enroll their constituents.

Plenty of Horne: Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse
Plenty of Horne

Shocking Conditions at the Courthouse

Court Commissioner Barry Slagle electrocuted in scary, unreported incident at courthouse.

Should Internet Sales Be Taxed?

Should Internet Sales Be Taxed?

Federal bill could yield more than $70 million in annual sales tax for Wisconsin. Walker says he would use for income tax relief.

Will Van Hollen Stay as Attorney General?

Will Van Hollen Stay as Attorney General?

He hasn't announced a 2014 reelection effort. He might decide to pursue other interests.

Milwaukeeans Push for Immigration Reform

Milwaukeeans Push for Immigration Reform

DC rally attendees come back confident a bipartisan agreement will be created by Congress.

Plenty of Horne: Tammy Baldwin Comes to Town
Plenty of Horne

Tammy Baldwin Comes to Town

Baldwin offers an insider's look at the U.S.Senate. And Milwaukee Buck Samuel Dalembert buys a LOT of wine.

How Republicans Won the Legislature

How Republicans Won the Legislature

It was a Democratic wave, but redistricting helped the GOP win 74% of assembly seats with just 52% of the vote.

Murphy’s Law: 25 Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

25 Winners and Losers

The list is long (and fun). This was a campaign with real consequences.

The Man From ALEC

The Man From ALEC

Was Tommy Thompson a key figure in the rise of the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council?

Murphy’s Law: Stealth Conservatives
Murphy’s Law

Stealth Conservatives

Bradley-funded think tank changes its polls and subsidizes Journal Sentinel’s right-wing columnist.

Murphy’s Law: Can Tammy Beat Tommy?
Murphy’s Law

Can Tammy Beat Tommy?

She wouldn’t have a chance against the old Tommy, but the newer edition could be beat.

Murphy’s Law: Are Republicans More Generous?
Murphy’s Law

Are Republicans More Generous?

A new study shows blue states give far less to charity than red states.

Candidates should make position known on Disclose Act
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Candidates should make position known on Disclose Act

American politics today is bursting at the seams with money, and most of it is donated anonymously. That lack of transparency is troubling to Alderman Michael J. Murphy and to members of the Common Council.

Murphy’s Law: Election’s Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

Election’s Winners and Losers

An insider's look at who's up -- and who's down -- as a result of the August primary.

Murphy’s Law: Richie Rich
Murphy’s Law

Richie Rich

Republican Senate candidate Eric Hovde’s basic message is simple: elect me because I’m wealthy.

The Roundup: New Orleans
The Roundup

New Orleans

The Simpsons’ producers apologize to the citizens of New Orleans.

The Roundup: Burke Gets Break
The Roundup

Burke Gets Break

The Supreme Court granted a stay Friday, and Burke’s trial is postponed.

The Roundup: ABC and the Gay Governor
The Roundup

ABC and the Gay Governor

The catch, is that McGreevey announced he was gay, while the lover says he, himself, is straight.

The Roundup: Morales V Darling Race Set
The Roundup

Morales V Darling Race Set

Milwaukee School Board member Jennifer Morales has decided to challenge Alberta Darling and her hold on the 8th Senate District Seat.

The Roundup: Carpenter to Run For Congress
The Roundup

Carpenter to Run For Congress

Rep. Jerry Kleczka is the son of a machinist. A Carpenter wants to replace him.

Murphy’s Law: Is the State Legislature Still a Men’s Club?
Murphy’s Law

Is the State Legislature Still a Men’s Club?

It was the gunfight at the Capitol corral and only men were invited.